Danyang is known for their watermelon in the summer and their apples and garlic in the fall. Vampire hunters will love Jangdali Shikdang, 599 Byeolgok-li, Dangyang-eup, Danyang-gun (tel. 043/423-3960), where they'll serve you a huge spread of garlic banchan for a mere W15,000 per person. Their multigrain rice takes over 15 minutes to make, but it's worth the wait since it's made to order in individual stone pots. Go along the end of the main drag until it ends, then turn left. The two-story restaurant is located next to the gas station. They're open daily 8:30am to 10pm, closed Chuseok.

A good place is Sambongsobaek Shikdang, 84-1 Hagui-li, Maepo-eup, Danyang-gun (tel. 043/421-1175). They serve maeuntang with fish freshly caught from the nearby Namhan-gang. Open daily from 6:30am to 9pm, the restaurant offers dishes ranging from W4,000 to W8,000.

Another place to get tasty fare is the Doljib Shikdang (tel. 043/422-2842), located near the Danyang Bus Terminal. Most of their jeongshik (set meals) have to be ordered for at least two people, so it's best to bring a friend. However, their prices are good and the food is made with care. Their maneul ssam jeongshik (traditional meal with lettuce and other wraps and garlic) is W10,000, ssamgyupssal (sliced pork) W8,000, and busut jjigae (mushroom hot pot) W7,000.

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