Koreans are innovative technologists, this being home to conglomerates like Samsung, LG, Hyundai and Daewoo. Samsung contributes 30% of the national income according to Jongsik, one of our hosts. They even own convenience stores. This makes it hard for independents to compete. This street stand had a highly automated system for producing hot cakes with a bean curd filling hiding half a walnut. The only manual intervention was placing the walnut into the mould.
To be honest, they needn’t have bothered as they were disgusting.