Fried chicken is undoubtedly one of the most common food that you can find in Seoul. There are a lot of fried chicken chain with their various specialties. It’s also very hard to find a chicken that clearly outshines the rest because the industry there is so well developed. Most of them offer Chimaek (Fried Chicken and Beer), but we found Chicken & Curry Goon (치킨앤 카레군) in Hongdae area that offers a different style of Korean Fried Chicken.
There is no shortage of places in Seoul to eat Korean Fried Chicken. If you are looking a place that is popular with locals, you can go to Hanchu in Gangnam area. Hanchu is not a franchise and so there’s only one place in Seoul to eat their chicken. They are also ranked one of the best by the locals and winning The World’s Tastiest Fried Chicken by Chowtzer Award.
Other than cosmetics or shopping, Korea is also well known for their fried chicken! To Koreans, chicken is one of the most popular foods to have late at night. This is probably quite evident as you can find all sorts of fried chicken chains on every corner of the street. During our #FoodInLoveKOREA trip, we paid a visit to the BHC Chicken outlet in Myeongdong and Dongdaemun.
Kyochon is known as one of the best Korean Fried Chicken in South Korea. Korean Fried Chicken has become a food phenomenal of sorts in many parts of Asia, with many Chimaek shops flourishing. It seems like Kyochon is chosen as the Best Chicken Restaurant by South Koreans for 15 consecutive years. Being endorsed by a Korean celebrity like Lee Min Ho helped propel its popularity. In Indonesia, Kyochon now has many outlets and one of them was in Pacific Place Mall, South Jakarta.