2015 Features

Seorae Singapore – Galmaegisal Korean Charcoal BBQ

The highly anticipated SEORAE Galmaegisal take grilled meats to new heights by presenting Galmaegisal, a pork skirt meat that said to have been served exclusively to the Royal Family of Korea in ancient times.

Started as a local player in Korea’s food service business in 2007, SEORAE Galmaegisal has grown globally to present 264 franchise restaurants in international markets like Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Jakarta, Bandung and recently opened its inaugural Singapore outlet at Plaza Singapura.

Korean barbecue at the table is all the rage in Singapore, so what makes SEORAE different from the others?

For first time in Singapore, SEORAE is bringing the local appetite the signature Korean galmaegisal, which is found between the ribs and the belly of the pig and is a unique premium cut that forms only 250 grams of every full-grown pig.

Using SEORAE’s special ‘circle grilling’ technique, the galmaegisal, marinated in a delicious blend of Korean spices, is grilled to perfection; full of rich flavours, tender and juicy, the taste of galmaegisal resembles that of wagyu beef. Amp up the flavour of the galmaegisal using the well-known Korean dipping style into onion and spicy sauces, accompanied with silky folds of egg and fragrant garlic.

To bring diners on an even more exciting culinary adventure, SEORAE offers melted cheese on the grill as well, combining mouth-watering textures and creamy cheese into a burst of flavour on the taste buds.

Prices start at $21.90 for the galmaegisal with spicy and garlic soya options.

A la carte items like marinated pork bone-in loin ribs, pork belly & pork neck, thinly sliced beef belly, marinated beef bone-in short ribs and beef bulgogi are available for charcoal table top grilling.

The essential Ban Chan of a standard Korean meal with side dishes such as cold boiled bean sprouts, kimchi and salad are served alongside the main dishes.

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The menu also offers an extensive list of traditional Jjigae stews ($14.90 – $18.90), rice and noodle dishes ($12.90 – $15.90) as well as other popular Korean touchstones like Haemul Pajeon (traditional Korean pancake), Japchae (traditional Korean rice noodles) and Tteokbokki (Korean ricecakes).

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Dosirak ($12.90) – Beef sausages, anchovies and egg on white rice

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Bibim Naengmyeon ($15.90) – Naengmyeon noodles infused with special bibim spicy sauce.

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Patbingsoo desserts after the Korean barbecue makes a tasty good fit. Pick your favorite Patbingsoo from the wide selection such as Bibim Patbingsoo, Gangnam Patbingsoo, Chungmuro Patbingsoo, Namdaemun Bingsoo and more, all named after the Metropolitan railway stations in Korea.

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Bibim Patbingsoo ($12.90) – Fruits, Jelly, Pat, Strawberry Sauce and Vanilla Ice cream.

Namdaemun Bingsoo ($14.90) – Coffee Jelly, Cornflakes, Rum Raisins Ice Cream.

When it comes to drinking, the Korean alcohol is truly a beast unto itself. Expect customary drink selections like Hite beer, soju and makgeolli. SEORAE came up with some very creative ways of enjoying soju with flavors such as Yakult, apple, lychee, peach and even coffee.

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Apple Soju ($15.90)

Some of you might have heard about soju bombs. No, I’m not talking about starting another war, but referring to Poktanju (bomb drink) a popular alcoholic beverage comprising a shot glass of soju and a pint of beer. The trick is to let the shot glass gently fall into the pint glass without touching it.

Soju Bomb ($9.90) – minimum order of 2 glasses

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Seorae Singapore – Korean Charcoal BBQ

Address: 68 Orchard Road #02-01 Plaza Singapura Singapore 238839

Telephone: +65 6238 8429

Opening Hours: Sunday to Thursday 11:00am to 10:00pm, Friday to Saturday 11:00am to 11:00pm

Website: http://www.seorae.com.sg/

Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/seoraesg

* Featured image credit: Seorae Singapore

Categories: 2015 Features, BBQ, Dinner With Drinks, Korean

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  1. Went last Sunday with family and it costed a bomb..The galmaegisal at seorae is expensive considering the fact that the price of galmaegisal (skirt meat) is actually a lot cheaper than other cuts like galbisal (rib meat). Was at the butcher’s and found out that although there’s only 250g on each pig, it’s not pricey at all as opposed to the suggestive notion created by restaurant’s marketing. In my opinion, it’s just over-rated…

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