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Restaurant Seokjeong Pungchon eel: Gochang’s special food and beautiful scenery

Seokjeong Pungchon eel restaurant captured tourists' taste for catching two rabbits: Gochang's special food and beautiful scenery.
Restaurant Seokjeong Pungchon eel
Restaurant Seokjeong Pungchon eel

Seokjeong Pungchon eel captured tourists’ taste for catching two rabbits:

Gochang’s special food and beautiful scenery.

Gochang’s hip-place loved by people visiting Seokjeong Hu-spa (Hotspring) and Seokjeong Golf Club.

Restaurant Seokjeong Pungchon eel
Restaurant Seokjeong Pungchon eel
  • Restaurant Seokjeong Pungchon eel
  • Restaurant Seokjeong Pungchon eel
  • Restaurant Seokjeong Pungchon eel

EEL: it can be said that all eels depend on sea life. Most eels do not travel long distances but hide among cracks in rocks or caves or crawl under the sand.

The investigation into how they live, where they lay eggs, and what life they live is still under way until now in 2019, which is why it is hard to find conditions to raise, and is also famous for being difficult to cultivate.

The current method of catching and cultivating fry is that only a small number of eggs survive and grow into fry, so the price is also expensive due to the lack of suppliers, which is showing signs of gradual resolution over time and technological advances.

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- Restaurant Uri Pungcheon eel

On the first floor of a sophisticated two-story building, you can enjoy quality charcoal grilled eels at reasonable prices, and at the second floor cafe, where you can enjoy a unique atmosphere of Gochang, making it a popular place for the first time in four years.

Seokjeong Pungchon eel captured tourists’ taste for catching two rabbits: Gochang’s special food and beautiful scenery. Once visitors become spontaneous advertisers and make it famous.

  • charcoal eel
  • charcoal eel
  • charcoal eel
  • charcoal eel
  • charcoal eel
  • charcoal eel
  • charcoal eel
  • charcoal eel

The secret to the taste of Seokjeong Pungcheon eel lies in refrigeration of Gochang eel, which has been raised for four to five days at an aquarium in restaurant, and then grilled it on charcoal through biscuit firing.

The hard yet tangled eel’s fresh is alive, and it has a subtle scent of charcoal, which gives it a magic for calling another bite. The owner says he runs the restaurant with a sense of mission because Gochang is his hometown and driving force. With his unusual love and pride for Gochang, most of the ingredients of rice and side dishes that cannot be omitted in enjoying charcoal fire eels are also purchased at regular farms in nearby villages.

Restaurant Seokjeong Pungchon eel
Restaurant Seokjeong Pungchon eel

Make a rice with the very day polished rice, extract sesame oil at the rice mill, use the red pepper powder to make a side dishes, there is a rumor that people come to here to eat side dishes then eels.

Busking, which has been held every Saturday evening in front of restaurants since a year ago, has been so popular that more than 300 people gather for one performance since the first time.

eel with perilla leaf pickle
eel with perillaย leaf pickle

HOW TO EAT

  1. prepare the perilla leaf pickle on the plate & chopped ginger with special sauce. Wrap it with grilled eel.
eel with chives
eel with chives

HOW TO EAT

2. Red pepper power sauced chives with grilled eel. (Add a bit of ginger will be perfect!)


๐Ÿš Salted EEL: KRW 29,000
๐Ÿš +82 63-564-0592
๐Ÿš Open 24 hours
๐Ÿš 792 Seokjeong-ri, Gochang-eup, Gochang-gun, Jeollabuk-do

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