‘Yakcherak' is a brand developed by the city of Jecheon to reinvent the taste of Jecheon by standardizing ingredients, recipes and plates. ‘Yakcherak' is a dish that represents Jecheon and can only be tasted in Jecheon. It is made of herbs that are grown locally in Jecheon that will make you healthy just by eating regular meals.
Top a steaming dish of rice with geondeure-a type of slightly bitter herb-, add some sesame oil and soy sauce. Ta-da! You have one of Jecheon's most typical dish, Geondeure Bab! This specialty is easily digestible. Highly recommended to everyone.
On thick back ribs, add seasoning sauce made with 8 kinds of herb and vegetables, boil them together and you have Jecheon's special dish, spicy pork back ribs. Its spicy hot flavor captivates your taste buds. It also goes well with alcoholic drinks and is yummy stress reliever.
Try a dish of raw trout caught in clean and blue Cheongpung Lake. A bowl of raw trout mixed with fresh vegetables and chogochujang (vinegar red pepper paste) will bring back your appetite.
An easier way to enjoy gondeure bab is grabbing a cup of gondeure bab. At Hanmaeum Market, you can have a gondeure bab in a cup with all the nutrients, but way more simply! (KRW 3000 each)
Jechoen's Chapssal Donut was designated as one of Korea's Top 10 Must-Eats. Dungsil Bunsik's donuts are handmade to a 50-year-old recipe. (KRW 7000 for 10 donuts)
You can experience the energy of a dragon for yourself in Gyodong Minhwa Village. Have a bite of Yongppang (literally dragon bread) with your loved ones and boost your stamina. (KRW 2000 each)