Anyone Want some Live Squid and Fresh Fish? Then You Must Visit KOREA!!!

THIS IS ABOUT AS FRESH AS IT GETS! I had this unique experience on a trip to Korea that I took with my dad and stepmom. Yes, I have to confess I was a bit squirmish, but how could I pass this up???

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Off to the ocean we drove…Lots of fisherman everywhere, waters were calm. I was curious and anxious to see what kind of meal we would indulge in.

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Ladies with heavy makeup are yelling in Korean to try to draw customers to their dock.

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Plastic tables and chairs are pulled out for you.

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You can tell this woman who is slicing and carving up the live fish and squid has been doing this all her life. A true expert and it was fascinating to watch her slice up and filet the fish in just a couple minutes.

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You are provided lettuce, fresh sliced chili pepper, garlic, waasabi and gojuchang sauce. (Korean Chili Pepper Paste/Sauce)

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Sliced fresh fish and seafood to dip in hot sauce and make into lettuce wraps! WOW! Amazing flavors in just one bite!

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It’s easiest I learned, to wrap the wriggling squid legs around a chopstick to eat.

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We had lots of SOJU to help wash everything down. Definitely an experience you should try on your trip to Korea!

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There were lots of  other sea creatures, some looked familiar and some not…

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I won’t even mention what this looks like, but it is sliced up and dipped into Gojujang sauce (Korean Chili Pepper Paste/Sauce). Honestly, I had to PASS on this one.

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I suppose you need a lot of SOJU on the side! We Koreans LOVE LOVE LOVE SOJU!!! Me included! Cheers to another memorable eating adventure!

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