While surfing the internet in episode 7 of Touch Your Heart/Reach of Sincerity (진심이 닿다) (tvN, 2019), Kwon Jung-rok (Lee Dong-wook) finds out that this is Oh Yoon-seo’s (Yoo In-na) favorite restaurant. She explains in a TV show that was broadcasted when she was on top of her career and that is filmed here, that she comes to this restaurant often to get something to-go, especially when she feels down. A little later, Yoon-seo orders something at this restaurant and is taken by surprise when Jung-rok suddenly stands next to her – without waiting for her order, she runs out of this restaurant until Jung-rok catches up to her.
Kim Jin-hyuk (Park Bo-gum) and Cha Soo-hyun (Song Hye-kyo) meet up for dinner at this restaurant in episode 12 of Encounter/Boyfriend (남자친구) (tvN, 2018-19) and he shows her a “new world”, i.e. chicken feet and how to eat them. But in reality he wants to assure himself that Soo-hyun and their relationship won’t be troubled by her ex-husband’s feelings.
Lee Young-jae (Esom) comes here with surprise meet Choi Ho-chul (Min Woo-hyuk) in episode 5 of The Third Charm / The 3rd Charm (제3의 매력) (JTBC, 2018) to relieve her stress by eating something spicy.
Also seen in Me Too, Flower! (나도 꽃) (MBC, 2011)
Chicken Feet Yechan [닭발예찬] is a chicken feet restaurant located in Seoul’s neighborhood Tojeong [Tojeong-dong/토정동] in the Mapo District [Mapo-gu/마포구].
16 Tojeong-Ro 32-gil, Tojeong-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울 마포구 토정로32길 16
Geolocation: 37.540050, 126.940455
Mapo Station [마포역], Seoul Subway Line 5, Exit 1
(10 min. walk)
— submitted by Marion KDL
— Photo taken by © Thom Musni, January 2019
— Encounter and The Third Charm added by Thom Musni