Seoul's top 8 barbecue joints

From classic galbi sal ribs to dry-aged meats, here's where to find the best barbecue in the South Korean capital.

Eat: Seoul

The Korean capital is a pulsating vision of the future, but when it comes to food, tradition is everything. Think time-honoured techniques and loyally respected dishes, such as crunchy kimchi and BYO barbecues

Seoul city guide: 48 hours

Adding 'play hard' to a 'work hard' ethic, the South Korean capital is the new city that never sleeps,

City Life: Seoul

Seoul's transformation from a traditional enclave to a high-tech city is almost complete, yet life here remains communal, revolving around blow-out meals and a market culture that has barely changed in centuries

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