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A guide to eating while biking in Korea.

Riding a bike can rustle up a mighty appetite. Come noontime, you might scramble to find something, anything to fill the black hole in your stomach. But you’re deep in the back roads of Korea. What’s to eat?

Not too long ago, old-school, sit-on-the-floor restaurants were the only game in town. Over the past few decades, along with Korea’s GDP, your options have tripled.

Burger and pizza joints hang out at the corner of every city block. Chinese takeout exists at the most distant of outposts. Gimbap shops (김밥) and convenience stores serve picnic-ready meals for those on the go.

Let’s dig in!

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From the food to etiquette, a guide to eating Korean.

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We’ll break down all the quick bites, including Chinese takeout, picnic food, and more.

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We'll explain all the ins and outs of burgers, pizza, and fast food in Korea.

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Discover the treasures hidden inside Korea’s 24/7 convenience store aisles.