For the past three years, we’ve been witnessing a significant Korean cultural influence, i.e., the Hallyu wave across the world. With the increasing craze among Indians about K- pop and K- dramas come refreshing Korean dishes.Korean cuisine has evolved through years of social and political changes. Korean food has many primary and side dishes, unlike western cuisines. Apart from the usual kimchi and Korean BBQ dishes, there are many other Korean dishes like Bibimbap, Japchae, Kimbap, Tteokbokki, Jajangmeon, and so many other delicious foods. So here is a list of 10 K-dramas that will make you hungry and fall in love with amazing Korean foods.
1. Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo
Weightlifting fairy is one of the best dramas. There is no Korean drama fan who hasn’t watched this drama. From the first episode to the last episode, this drama has shown how much Bok Joo loves eating food. Even she has a method of how to eat Korean BBQ properly so that she doesn’t get full. The way she eats 2-3 plates of food without getting full, it feels like a Mukbang.
2. Boys Over Flowers
In the following list, we have the famous South Korean drama “Boys over flowers”. We love ramen of every kind, be it spicy ramen or seafood ramen. Ramen is the go food every time we feel hungry. We need 5 minutes, and it’s ready. But who knew we could also eat ramen raw without cooking it? Our Lee Min Ho showed us a great way of eating ramen where you don’t have to wait for even 5 minutes.
3. My Roommate Is A Gumiho
Lee Dam is the biggest foodie ever to exist. She is literally in love with every kind of food. In this drama, you will see her eating meat, pork belly, jjajangmyeon, fried chicken, and much more. And that will surely make you feel hungry. Watching her eat is real happiness. Do you remember her meat song in the drama?
4. True Beauty
Do you know how to make Dumplings? No? Then, no worries, our two main characters in this drama, Han Seo Jun and Lee So Hu, will help you to make dumplings. Their Dumpling competition is the legendary one in this drama. Also, how can we miss our main heroine’s love for Tteokbokki? She can eat Tteokboki for a whole week.
5. Dali And The Cocky Prince
Our hero Jin Moo- Hak is the director of Dondon F & B, a company that started as a small Gamja-tang restaurant that has grown into one of the most popular restaurants in South Korea. Gamja-tang or pork bone stew is a spicy Korean soup made from the spine or neck bones of a pig along with potatoes, glass noodles, radish greens, perilla leaves, green onions, peppers, and sesame seeds. This dish is one of the most delicious and healthiest soups which will cure all of your diseases. Gamja-tang and rice, it’s a match.
6. Coffee Prince
Go Eun-Chan is our cheerful, friendly girl and tomboy with a large appetite. Starting with ramen, Jjangmeon,tangsuyuk, Korean bbq, Kimchi fried rice, and bibimbap she has eaten all of it in the drama. Have you ever seen anyone eating four slices of pizza together? Or eating one big bowl of bibimbap, or eating one full tub of ice cream? You will see all of these in this drama.
7. Let’s Eat 2
Well, you can already read the title of the drama. It just means let’s eat. This drama will show you many new and different fusions of food. Have you ever heard of tangsuyuk topped with kimchi and pizza cheese? No? It is called Kimpitang. What do you do to overcome your sadness after a breakup? In this drama, our heroine has to overcome sadness by eating her favourite foods in silence.
8. Hospital Playlist
This drama will make you want to go and try Korean food. The way everyone in this drama loves to eat food is insane. They don’t even hear what others are talking about while eating food. This drama will make you feel like you are eating with them.
9. Hi, Bye Mama!
You don’t want to miss the 3rd episode of this drama. The way she puts each and every food on the table feels like a Korean food ad. That table has everything from pizza to fried chicken to jjajangmyeon to pork belly, literally everything. She redefines how midnight cravings should be satisfied.
10. Hotel Del Luna
She is someone who eats but still looks so beautiful. How can someone be so beautiful? In this drama, Man-Wol loves and adores Kim Jun-Hyun. She loves to go to different places and try out foods that Jun-Hyun had already visited.