Day 5: Raw Crabs for Dinner - Busan, South Korea

My friends and Cho are quite adventurous and like eating raw crabs.  I am just a little conservative on that.  Took a bite and ate the side dishes.  That was it.  It just feels wrong to eat a raw crab.  The thought of all the parasites living in the raw crab is enough to make me cringe.  They also taste quite fishy and I hate fish.

We basically only order the raw crab and pork belly.  All the other dishes and soup were free....
Just by smelling the bowl of raw crab, the aroma isn't too strong.  It's bathed in this soy sauce-like broth.  Smells like something that would taste good with rice.  Taste like sweet soy sauce too with a hint of fishiness.  The type of fishiness you get from dead raw fish market, which I can't handle.  The texture is like half melted jello/jelly,  The taste, the texture and the image of having a raw crab in my mouth is definitely not something I fancy.  I took 1 bite and that was it.  Any more bites and I would start throwing up.  On the other hand, my friends were all enjoying it, even Cho, who hates fish.  Surprise the fishiness in the crab meat didn't bother her.

Don't know the name of the restaurant, but it was on the street at point H in the list Places Part 1 on the map below:


Day 1: Airbnb in Hongdae > Myeongdong
Day 2: Majang Meat Market
Day 3: Breakfast at 교지나주곰탕 in Hongdae > Isaac Toast > Korea House 한국의집 > Hanbok Experience at Namsangol Hanok Village> Gwangjang Market > LED Roses at DDP
Day 4: Pork stew at 이대조뼈다귀 in Hongdae > Airbnb in Seomyeon > Dinner at Busan 
Day 5: Breakfast at 전망좋은집 Gamcheon Culture Village > Gamcheon Culture Village > Busan Tower and Nampo Area > Raw crabs for dinner
Day 6: Traditional Market 부전시장(주) > Lunch at Taejongdae > Taejongdae Park > Dinner in Nampo Dong at 남포 구워삶기
Day 7: Pork Knuckle at Haeundae Market > Haeundae Beach > Mom's Touch >  Gwangalli Beach > Korean BBQ at Gwangalli Beach > Fried Chicken at Mom's Touch again > Night time Busan Tower
Day 8: Korea BBQ Breakfast at 동남갈비 > Jaseongdae Park > Busanjin Market > Pork Soup at 쌍둥이 돼지국밥 > Busan Museum >  Movie in Kyungsung University area
Day 9: Lotteria
Day 5: Raw Crabs for Dinner - Busan, South Korea Day 5: Raw Crabs for Dinner - Busan, South Korea Reviewed by thechichicho nails on Wednesday, March 08, 2017 Rating: 5

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