6 November 1, 2011 FOOD
Delicious Busan 19 Snow crab and lobster
Snow crabs that melt in the mouth
Busan will be awash with Tempora Haejeo Dosi
This Japanese-style lobster and Although there are scores of restau-
snow crabs from December snow crab restaurant specializes in rants providing snow crab or lobster in
to early May as crab season Canadian live lobster, which is famous Busan City, none is quite like Haejeo
for its taste and quality, and live Yeo- Dosi. In fact, the vast majority of eater-
takes full effect. Known as ngduk snow crab. The restaurant pre- ies rely on this wholesale distributor to
“daegae” in Korean — the pares a rare kind of lobster that lives at ship them the hard-to-come-by ingre-
deeper depths, where water tempera- dients as it has 150 restaurant-clients.
name is taken from the pass- tures are lower, and feeds only on live To find the venue, walk to the end
ing resemblance the crabs’ fish. Tempora also offers a course menu of Gwangalli Beach and head to the
serving up 15 kinds of seasonal dishes, back road behind the Millak Raw Fish Tips>Gijang Market snow crab
legs have to shoots of bam- as well as a gift set and a special lunch Center. Walk on for about 150 meters About a decade ago, a dedicated
boo — snow crabs are full of box offer. The eatery’s interior is neat and the wholesaler is on the right. snow crab street was formed in
and clean, while outside parking spaces Despite the fact that it is not in the Gijang Market, but there are now
amino acid and nucleic acid. are easy to come by. The lobster and downtown area, it is still popular due to about 10 clusters in the street. Pric-
Below are the best places to snow crab courses are both priced at its just-off-the-boat taste. es range from 15,000 won to 25,000
40,000 won ($36), while the king crab There are various ways to enjoy and won per kilogram. The snow crabs
find snow crab and lobster set goes for 50,000 won. Lobster and prepare the day’s catch, but nothing mostly come from Russia and
dishes this winter. snow crab dishes cost 30,000 won each. beats steaming. This softens the meat North Korea. As they are obtained
Opening hours: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. 1318 without ruining the flavor and lets you directly from the trade companies,
Jung-dong, Haeundae District (051- appreciate and savor the natural flavors obviating the need for middle men,
742-0633) and aromas in a way that hotel restau- customers get to benefit from the
rant dishes – where the meat is often saved cost.
drowned in fancy sauces and butter –
The soft and easy-to-chew flesh Jeulgeoun Gepan
is naturally sweetened, making Jeulgeoun Gepan is a fusion restau-
sauces unnecessary, and can rant near Seomyeon Station on subway
be easily cut up with scis- line No. 1. The venue is nothing if not
sors. The waiters can exotic. The first floor is bedecked with
also bring fried rice widescreen TVs, offering a sophisti-
with seasoned raw cated ambiance. The second floor is
crab, sesame oil more comfortable and intimate.
and seaweed The main menu offers steamed
wraps. snow crab (22,000 won), mixed snow
Steamed crab with seafood and bean sprouts for
snow crab costs couples (28,000 won) and butter-fried
55,000 won to snow crab with king prawn and vegeta-
65,000 won per bles (22,000 won).
kg, while steamed At lunchtime, separate dishes are
king crab goes for available including raw crab kalguksu,
65,000 won and raw fish soft tofu, and raw fish bibim-
steamed lobster bap (all seasoned).
55,000 won per kg. Opening hours: 10 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Opening hours: 11 a.m. to 11 168-131 Bujeon-dong, Busanjin District.
Steamed king crab at Haejeo Dosi p.m. (051-753-4240) (051-802-9889) firstname.lastname@example.org
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Seacloud Hotel ($27, tax not included). The sirloin steak Paradise Hotel Busan Haeundae Grand Hotel
option costs 35,000 won. (051-933-1600) At Charlie’s on the hotel’s first base- The hotel has prepared an “Autumn
ment floor, a special set is being served on Scent” package providing a cup of tea and
Lotte Hotel Busan Mondays and Wednesdays. The first set a good book to read. This package is divid-
The hotel has prepared an autumn includes one bottle of Jack Daniels and a ed into two types according to the room
travel package called “Yeowuya” that can basket of fried food that will wash away and which direction it faces. The package
be reserved until Nov. 30. It includes a spe- those Monday blues, as well as two free costs from 150,000 won to 220,000 won. At
cial corner suite room and a party in the tickets to the hotel’s Elune club, which is the lobby lounge, guests can enjoy two
hotel lounge with one bottle of sparkling also situated underground. It costs 210,000 glasses of tea (either omijacha, pomegran-
wine and a seafood salad. won for two people. ate tea, kudzu tea, rubus coreanus fruit or
Snacks will be provided in the room On Wednesday, the theme is flowers. ma juice) and one book. Those using this
Theus restaurant is serving a special along with Hello Kitty Instax rental and This set targets women and includes two package will get a 10 percent discount at
seasonal menu until Nov. 30. Guests can one package of film with premium pres- glasses of martini with floating edible flow- the hotel’s restaurants and a 50 percent dis-
enjoy salmon steak with white wine sauce, ents. The package is priced at 280,000 won. ers, and fried prawns on the side. The price count at the sauna and swimming pool.
a glass of wine and a coffee for 30,000 won (051-810-1100) is 40,000 won. (051-749-2236) (051-740-0555)
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