Today's menu sign: 북한산 만석장 - A restaurant at Bukhansan mountain park.
There are always lots of places to get food around the mountain trails in Korea. After a long and tiring hike, a good hot meal at a tent restaurant is the best feeling ever!
The items in black on this sign read from top to bottom, not left to right.
오리불고기 Duck bulgogi (thinly sliced marinated meat, Korean BBQ style)
오리탕 Duck soup
토종 Native + 닭 Chicken = 토종닭 Korean chicken
토종닭백속 Korean chicken, boiled with vegetables
토종닭도리탕 Korean chicken in a spicy casserole
매운탕 Spicy fish soup/stew (매운 means spicy, and 탕 means soup)
메기매운탕 spicy catfish stew
두부 Tofu + 버섯 Mushroom + 전골 Stew/casserole = 두부버섯전골 Tofu and mushroom stew
등심불고기Sirloin beef bulgogi
더덕구이 Grilled deodeok root (a kind of vegetable)
숯불고기 Charcoal grilled bulgogi
There are a lot of items on this menu! Behind the lamp post:
두부김치 Simply 두부 (tofu) and 김치(kimchi) on a plate! Really good mountain food.
묵 Korean jelly. Sliced into squares and served with savoury dishes.
도토리묵 Acorn jelly. It's brown, slippery and tasteless but I like it a lot. Usually seasoned with tasty sauce.
무침 Mixed seasoned veg etc. (무치다 means to season)
밴댕이무침 Highly seasoned mixed herring salad
비빔밥 Bibimbap (Famous dish of stuff mixed with rice)
야채비빔밥 Vegetable bibimbap
된장 Doenjang (a coarse fermented soybean paste with a strong flavour)
찌개 Jjigae (stew)
된장찌개 Doenjang jjigae (Very popular stew with soybean paste, tofu, mushrooms, veg etc)
순두부 Soft tofu
순두부백반 Soft tofu meal set with rice and sides
영양김밥 Yeongyang kimbab
Behind the yellow sign is a sign for another restaurant, 할머니 손두부, which means Grandma's Handmade Tofu! 손 means hand, so 손두부 is handmade tofu. It's very common to see 순두부 restaurants around mountains.