The Pan-Broiled Rice Cake

Need a good appetizer to to with your meal at our Seattle Korean restaurant? Consider our pan-broiled rice cake dish. These distinctive, cylindrical rice cakes are combined with red pepper paste and an assortment of other fresh ingredients to give you a hearty, tangy dining experience that you will not forget.

This classic food is known as tteokbokki (alternatively, “ddeokbokki”) in Korea, where it has been enjoyed since ancient times. It is one of the most popular choices to buy as a snack item for people on the go. People will often buy it from vendors on the streets, who will serve it up with items like beef, bean sprouts, onions, mushrooms, carrots, or mandu. Students and busy businessmen find it to be a great source of quick, hearty energy when their schedules don’t allow them to sit down for a meal. Give this Korean favorite a try with Old Village!