Ramyeon and tteokbokki (aka rabokki)

Another thing I wanted to try in Seoul, Korea, was the wide pot with ramyeon and tteokbokki that I often see in Korean TV drama series and TV entertainment shows. After some shopping in Myeong-dong, I happened to spot a restaurant that served it, so I quickly went in to try it out. I ordered a rabokki with Korean ramyeon (instant noodles), glass noodles, tteokbokki (long rice cakes), eomuk (fish cakes), and cheese. You need to boil everything yourself on your own table, but when they saw us struggling, the restaurant employees helped us out every now and then. For instance, we put the fried mandu (dumplings) and fried kimbap (seaweed rice rolls) in there a bit too soon and the cheese a bit too late. Cold water was free of charge (you will need it with all the spiciness) and the chopsticks could be found in drawers under the table. After finishing everything, they took the pot and made kimchi fried rice in it with some of the leftover soup. 

Underneath, you can find a video of how we tried to make the ramyeon and tteokbokki (aka rabokki) ourselves. 

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