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Authentic Korean Cuisine



Recommended by the 

An entire Cornish game hen stuffed with glutinous rice, jujubes, and whole garlic cloves in an earthenware bowl of delicately flavored ginseng broth. Equal care and skill goes into the rest of the Korean specialties on offer, all of which are presented with kind, attentive service.."

- MICHELIN guide inspectors

30+ years

Authentic Korean Food

Our story dates back 30 years when we first settled in Missouri to produce the best ginseng in the United States. Despite our effort, the climate of Missouri was not suitable for ginsengs which made us move our farm to Woodstock, Illinois...

We are known for

Korean Ginseng Chicken Soup

"Oh, and for super authentic Korean, try Ssyal Ginseng House. Whenever I get super-homesick, this is my hidden gem/go-to place"

- Chicago Tribune interview with 

Pastrey Chef. Ji Yoon at Acadia (Michelin 2 Star)

"It's a meal that's both satisfying and good for you, no matter which country you're from."

- ABC7 News 

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