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- n. Attributive form of puffed rice
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Perhaps the best place to buy tteok in Seoul is the Jilsiru Tteok Café, in the heart of the Insadong tourist district, where hanbok-clad saleswomen serve up gourmet rice cakes that bear no resemblance to their cardboard, puffed-rice American cousins.
I wouldn’t go out of my way, but if they turn up on sale again, I’d reach for it before one of the puffed-rice chocolate bars.