Craving Korean street food in Singapore? Here's where to go
In need of a Korean street food fix? Here's how to satisfy those cravings in Singapore.
Myeong-dong 명동 is one of the most popular food and shopping districts in Seoul, which boasts some of the most unique and delicious street food in Asia. But you don’t have to fly all the way to Seoul to savour this popular street’s curbside eats.
Here’s where you can get Korean street food in Singapore.
Where to get your Korean street food fix in Singapore
1. Korean egg toast
This popular breakfast street food is made with spam, eggs, shredded veggies, and sugar.
You can get these cynlindrical rice cakes, which are cooked in gochujang (a spicy, sweet red pepper sauce), at pretty much any Korean restaurant. For a taste of this in Singapore, you can head to Top Bob Korean food in Golden Mile Food Centre.
Looking for Korean street food in Singapore to indulge in minus the guilt? Head on over to Baro-Baro for an authentic taste of Kimbap (or Gimbap), which is like a nori-wrapped sushi roll made using tofu, ham, crab, or pickles.
4. Odeng and Eomuk tang
Odeng are skewered, spice-filled fish cakes dipped in a large vat of warm broth of fish cake stew called Eomuk tang. This is a popular streetside snack you can get practically anywhere in Korea. In Singapore, however, you can find fishcakes similar to Odeng in Korean specialty stores like Samjin Amook.
This Korean street food is a delectable mixture of brown sugar, cinnamon, and ground nuts in a spongey pancake. It comes in a variety of flavours, like vegetable, kimchi, or cheese.
Where to get this Korean street food in Singapore? In Sync Korean Fusion Bistro at Westgate Mall (Jurong East MRT/ North South Line)
6. Dragon beard candy
Dragon beard candy (kkulturae), which is made using strands of honey and cornstarch, filled with chocolate or peanuts, is a cotton-candy like Korean street food of Chinese origin that makes for a good dessert or anyday snack.
Though dragon beard candy (long xu tang) is no longer widely available in Singapore, you can still get it from stalls like Old 60’s in Kovan heartland mall. This stall is owned by aunt Lili, whose cousin Roger Poon is carrying on their legacy by putting his own spin on the beloved snack.
Also known as Korean savoury pancakes, Pajeon are made with spring onions and a tasty variety of meat and vegetables. It’s often served with a spicy soy dipping sauce.
To get your fix of this classic Korean street food in Singapore, head on over to Wonderful Bapsang in Suntec City Tower 3.