Tteokbokki top comfort food for S. Koreans amid pandemic

Tteokbokki is a popular Korean dish made from rice cakes and red chili pepper sauce. – October 17, 2020.

TTEOKBOKKI, a popular Korean snack made from rice cakes and red chili pepper sauce, has been voted the No. 1 food to lift people’s spirits during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Seoul’s city government said today.

In an online survey in September, the government asked people to name their favourite comfort food and received more than 10,000 responses from across the country, reports the Yonhap news agency.

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