In Korean, a great restaurant is referred to as a matjib (맛집), which is an abbreviation of “맛있는 집” or “delicious spot.” There seems to be an endless number of fantastic restaurants to explore in Seoul. In fact, it’s easy to find a local restaurant to grab a quick bite, but it’s always challenging for newcomers to figure out exactly where to go and find the “perfect” spot to satisfy those cravings and try something new.
There are many food bloggers who are based off in South Korea but there’s a reason why these well-known bloggers get all the followers and attention. They provide a resourceful platform to share these great food suggestions for both locals and tourists. At 10 Magazine, we’ve compiled a list of the top 5 Seoul-based foodie Instagrammers who will help you find some of the best matjibs in the city. So, whether you’re looking for local spots that serve the best Korean food, or a place that will give you a taste of home, let’s get started by counting down from 5.