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DESTINATIONS south korea seoul Dining Hemlagat


Hemlagat means "home-cooked" in Swedish. The restaurant executes traditional recipes passed on through generations. The restaurant brings a little bit of Scandinavian food and hospitality to the Korean capital, offering an extensive dinner and brunch menu.


Much as expected from a busy Asian metropolis such as Seoul, the city truly has a lot to offer in the way of dining, from traditional Korean restaurants to flavourful and endlessly varied street food, along with, of course, a plethora of eateries serving cuisine from all corners of the globe. In Korea, every sit-down meal is accompanied by kimchi--a spicy pickled cabbage, and some of the must-tries include bibimpab (vegetables and rice with an egg on top), Korean-style BBQ, and the many side dishes (banchan) that come with a staple of steamed rice.