Duck BBQ, or known as ori gooey in korean is hands down one of my favorite Korean meals! I was in luck when a friend brought me to this well-known, yet hidden gem in Pocheon for some ori gooey.
When we pulled up outside I immediately noticed the restaurant had a traditional Hanok roof, and once we stepped inside was wide open with the traditional korean style floor seating. Everything was bright, wooden, and simple. I made my mind up that I liked it already, even if I hadn’t yet experienced the food. The service was prompt, pleasant and very helpful. Even when one of our skewers fell into the pit….oops….
Just like the style of the restaurant, the food was simple but soooooooooo delicious. The duck roasted on skewers as my friend and I had the chance to casually catch up. Little metal trays the lined the outside of the roasting pit allowed garlic, onion, and rice cake to simmer. It was perfect! (Check out the video I captured on Instagram). Besides the duck, the makguksu was a show stopper in my book and absolutely recommended if you find yourself here.
Honestly, I don’t know if I can ever live another place where there isn’t good traditional Korean cuisine located within a 10 mile radius. It’s a life changer and yes, it’s just that good! (Go ahead…ask anyone who has ever lived in S. Korea).
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