36 Hours in Seoul: Things to Do and See

6:30 p.m. Imbibe on long-ago libations

After decades of cheap green-bottle soju and insipid beer reigning as Koreans’ drinks of choice, there has been a recent resurgence of traditionally brewed, grain-based alcohol. Yun Seoul, a 10-seat restaurant in the Hongdae area, serves a thoughtful prix-fixe menu featuring dry-aged fish, housemade noodles, pickled vegetables and delicate sauces (150,000 KRW, reservations required). The dishes are meant to be paired with traditional drinks, including three types of Korean rice wines: the milky, opaque takju (also known as makgeolli), the filtered, clear yakju and the distilled soju (28,000 to 54,000 a bottle). Nearby, Sanullim 1992 has an almost encyclopedic selection of Korean

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