[eat] Kalguksu at 부부손칼국수 @ Anam, Seoul

LaCrymaMosa: Guys, this is my friend aka my contributor’s first post xD Yes, I am leaving Korea for a year, but this blog will still remain a Seoul (and other cities) food blog.

Kalguksu is a Korean dish consisting of handmade, knife-cut wheat flour noodles served in a large bowl with broth and other ingredients.

While I am a big fan of the dish, it is hard to find a good kalguksu place that suits my taste. Either the broth is too bland or the noodles are often overcooked. The last time I had a perfect bowl of kalguksu was almost a year ago, and it wasn’t even in Seoul. Last weekend, in a desperate search to quench my kalguksu thirst, I finally found the place.

We ordered two 바지락손칼국수 (Clam kalguksu) and one 들깨손칼국수 (Perilla seed kalguksu).

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Perilla seed kalguksu

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The broth was too thick for me, so thick it tasted like congee.

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The clam kalguksu was a delight. The broth was light, the noodles were soft, together making every slurp a harmony.

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The kimchi was A+.

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부부손칼국수, Anam Station, Exit 3:

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