14 Mouth-Watering Korean Dishes That Everyone Should Try At Least Once

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Korean bbq short rib with chili pepper sauce on a shiso leaf

Korean food is famous for its hearty spicy stews, bright pickled vegetables, and addictive barbecue.

But for novices, a Korean restaurant and its menu can be intimidating. Most dishes don't have names that translate into English. If you're not familiar with the names, you might make your order based on your analysis of the English ingredients and hope for the best.

The goal of this feature is to introduce you to a few popular and savory dishes so that you don't have to go into your next Korean restaurant unprepared.Advertisement