Eat Like a Local

Eat Like a Local: Busan Steak of Mind at Haeundae’s Piggy Bistro

No longer a well-kept foodie secret, Piggy Bistro in Haeundae thrives in presenting authentic western dishes with outstanding food and an intimate atmosphere.

Eat Like a Local: Geodae Gomtang in Marine City

On a recent trip to Haeundae, my dining partner and I decided to try Geodae Gomtang located at Benecity-Venezia in Marine City, which I'd heard is a food blogger's favorite in Busan.

Eat Like a Local: Old-Style Korean Pork Cutlets – Ms. and Mr. Wang Tongasu

Any Korean, who has memories of going to a street market with mom or with friends after school, would remember the Korean tongasu in 1980s or 1990s. Here you can taste the good memories.

Eat Like a Local: What’s on Offer at IKEA’s Food Court

Known also for its tasty on-site offerings, its third-floor restaurant is usually one of the first stops people make to check out their scrumptious, affordable eats.

Eat Like a Local: Casual Dining Korean-Style – Hyangyujae in Yongho-dong and Cheongsapo

As the local dining scene continues to expand its options, casual dining has become a hot trend among locals looking for quality meals at affordable prices.

Eat Like a Local: Oyster Soup, a Korean Winter Delicacy – Hanmadang Tongyeong Sutbul Jangeogui

Located about 20 meters from Beomnaegol subway gate 4 in Busanjin-gu, Hanmadand Tongyeong Sutbul Jangeogui is a specialized restaurant quite famous for its grilled eel and jangeo tang, a Korean-style spicy eel stew using fresh eel from the waters off Tongyeong.

Eat Like a Local: Enjoy Shabu Shabu with a Stunning View – Shabu Maxim in Songjeong

With stunning views of the ocean, you can heal the winter blues while enjoying a delicious meal at an affordable price at Shabu Maxim in Songjeong.

Eat Like a Local: A Quiet and Cozy Bar in Seomyeon – Purple Moon

Sometimes you need a fun and cheerful place to enjoy drinking and the atmosphere, and other times you want a comfortable and quiet place to enjoy drinking and being with people you love. This place is the latter.

Eat Like a Local: For Lovers of Duck Bulgogi – Ildeungga in Gijang

On the fourth floor of the building on the main road before Hilton Busan in Gijang, Ildeungga opens every day for duck meat lovers at affordable prices.

Eat Like a Local: Raw Fish Lunch Special With an Ocean View – Haerim Hoetjip in Cheongsapo

Among the many raw fish restaurants facing the water, Haerim Hoetjip, a thirty-year-old dining establishment, is well-known for its lunch special which goes for 20,000 won per person.

Eat Like a Local: Savory Korean Full-Course Meals – Gugane Hanjeongsik

In Mangmi-dong, Suyeong-gu, Gugane offers an awesome Korean traditional meal at a reasonalble price. You can enjoy the fine collection of well-known Korean side dishes carefully made by the owner/chef.

Eat Like a Local: Enjoy Korean Dining in Nature – Seonbi Sikdang in Gijang

Tucked away off of Daebyeon-ro, Seonbi Sikdang is in a large space in Toam Park or Pottery Park in Gijang, which is around seven minutes by car from Gijang Station on the East Line, or thirty minutes by car from Centum.