VIDEO: Korean Hangover Soup – Porkyness at its Finest!

By Mark Wiens 4 Comments

(If you can’t see the video, click here to watch it on Youtube)

Thank you for watching!

Of all the fun things to do in Seoul, there’s nothing like enjoying its world class cuisine.

Something I was excited to sample is a dish known as Haejangguk 해장국 or  “Hangover Soup.”

While the dish is known to cure the harshest of hangovers, I actually experienced a reverse effect – after eating I was so sleepy and satisfied all I wanted to do was take a nap.

Don’t miss the delicious South Korean food in Seoul!



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  • Pearling

    2 years ago

    Hi Mark:

    Im looking for a Hangover soup thats make of pork. Most of it is make of beef in Korea.Could you provide the address for this restaurant?

    Cheers 🙂

  • Teaching in Korea?

    4 years ago

    Oh, how many times have I wished for such a magical concoction! I’m considering moving to Korea just for the food. Kimchi in everything sounds pretty heavenly at this point. One of my favorite discoveries since moving to Asia. And that is some tender looking pork. I’m sitting here with a belly full of dinner salivating after such a dish.

    I’m curious, though. Are you traveling through Korea, or are you stopping there for a while? I’ve seen a couple of your other videos there, so I’m wondering how much time you needed to spend in Seoul to really get the city clock. My girl is a big fan of Korean dramas, and we’re both nuts about the food. Can it be done in a week or so?

    • Mark Wiens

      4 years ago

      Hey, thanks for watching some of my videos. I was in Seoulf for about 3 weeks, but not I haven’t lived there long term or taught English there.

  • sully86

    5 years ago

    mark: even before u eat it, u look sleepy. But the soup looks delicious..