Hwangso Gopchang is a very famous and popular restaurant in Sinchon. and has been around for more than 60 years.
So what is gopchang (곱창)? Gopchang literally means is a dish of grilled intestines of cattle or pork.
So it’s came with some items on the table as the side dish.As you can see on the above. This 2 side dish is considered a delicacy served only in a beef specialist restaurant. And they served Spicy Mussel Soup too
The intestines can be classified into several different parts including Gopchang(or Sochang – small bowel), Daechang(large bowel), Makchang, Yang and Beoljipui.
Hwangso Gopchang marinates their intestines for 4 hours before serving. The process of marinating gives the intestines softer texture creamy texture and tastier. It crisps in a pan with vegetables for 15 minutes or so and then you eat it.
- And since the parts are from cattle, the prices are not that cheap compare to pork intestines. Because comparing to lamb or pork Cattle intestine have MASSIVE collagen to take in. And they are fresh and delicious.
After that the intestines are cut into bite size pieces and tossed with sesame powder and pepper flakes. At the end you can add on “Frice Rice” [볶음밥]
- Gopchang 12,000won
- Daechang 12,000won
- Makchang 15,000won
– Side menu –
- Fried rice 2,000won
Get off at Sinchon station(Line 2), take Exit 2 and go straight about 150m. Turn left at T-World(SKT) and go straight for about 3 minutes. You will find Hwangso Gopchang on your left at the end of the street.
Sinchon Hwang So Gop-Chang 신촌 황소곱창 본점
52-148 Changcheon-dong, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울 서대문구 신촌동
Operating Hours: 5pm-2am (weekdays) 5pm-4am (weekends)