Samgyeopsal, or pork belly, is an essential element of Korean BBQ. But many are oblivious to its origins and how short its history is.
For decades, the pojangmacha was a fixture of South Korean nightlife. The old and young drank soju and chatted in these often tiny, cramped tents. Most of these street tents have disappeared, now to a cultural relic and tool of nostalgic indulgence. But some tents still remain; here are the voices of those inside.