Korea Spring RoadTrip (April 2017) – Damyang –> Namwon

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Namwon is a city in North Jeolla province that is about 50 minutes away from Jeonju, our next destination.

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We are heading to Namwon for only one mission – “banchan” feast. The feast is served in a private house owned by two grandmothers who are in their 100s.

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It is called a feast because there are about 80 kinds of side dishes served – so many that they are stacked in two layers.

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A unique experience but the original old taste of homemade Korean banchan do not really suit our taste buds – most of the banchan are exotic and salty. Those exotic ones are side dishes like herbs, arcon jelly, silk worm, fermented soy bean paste and etc.

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Owh, don’t forget to try their handmade rice wine! The rice wine really suits our taste bud though.

And, there are few rules to adhere by if you wish to dine here:

It is open for lunch and cash only

No refill is allowed

Reservation is required and must be made by locals

Minimum headcount is 6 in a group, only 3 groups will be served per day

Namwon House (남원집)

12-1 Sunchang-5 Road, Sunchang-eup, Seonchang-gun, Jeonbuk

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