In Korea today is the day that called as “The dog days of summer” as it’s referred to as sambok (삼복) or boknal (복날). Covering the span of a month, the three hottest days of the summer. In Korea July 13th, is the first hottest day of the summer or chobok (초복). In ten days, on July 23rd will be joongbok (중복), or the middle hottest day and finally malbok (말복) or the final hottest day will be on August 12th.
So people In Korea will eat food like samgye-tang (ginseng chicken soup), or DakHanmari (One Whole Chicken) & etc. It is believed to eat the soup in this period is good for your health.
WonHalmae Dakhanmari [원할매닭한마리]
Address : 282-21 Jongno 5(o)-ga, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Tel : +82 2-2279-2078
How to go:
(Subway Line 1, 4) Dongdaemun station [exit 9] Go straight 200m and turn left at the Industrial Bank of Korea (기업은행).
Go straight 50m until you see this street.Turn onto the first side street to the right.
Continue 100m straight until you see the restaurant.
Whole Chicken, Rice Cake, Potatoes, Mushroom, Noodles
2 person: (One Whole chicken) : 25,000won
3person : (One & Half Chicken) ; 35,000won
4person : ( Two Whole Chicken) : 46,000won