Suwon is famous for its galbi (beef ribs), one of the favorite Korean dishes, which appeals to food lovers. Try the unforgettable taste of beef ribs marinated in a mixture of soy sauce, pear juice, sesame seed oil, garlic, green onion and roasted sesame salt, and broiled over charcoal.
Suwon Galbi originated from "Hwachunok" which was a restaurant managed by Lee Gui-seong in Ssajeong Street of Yeongdong Market in the 1940s. Now, there are 30 restaurants designated as a model Galbi house in Suwon that serves the traditional beef ribs marinated and charbroiled.
The traditional Suwon Galbi is famous and special for its rich flavor, tender meat and generous portion. In particular, the marinated sauce which is seasoned with roasted sesame salt, and the charcoal broiling which deepens the sauce with flavor and tenderizes the meat gives Suwon Galbi its unique taste.