Korean Food

I tried eating a hagfish in Korea’s largest outdoor fish market (곰장어)

Hagfish is called 곰장어 (or even 꼼장어) in Korean, and it's a fish that looks like an eel. I'd seen them before numerous times while walking the streets of Busan, even since I first visited Korea in 2005, but I never had the courage to try one before. At least not until I met up with Korean Arah in Busan again this summer. She introduced me to a famous Hagfish restaurant that was started back in the 70s, and to its owner who we interviewed.

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