It includes 30 different ingredients, including bean sprouts, green pea jelly, glutinous rice and red pepper paste.
Other favourites are kongnamulgukbap, a recognised hangover cure of rice and bean sprout soup which can also be eaten with pickled shrimps, and a traditional Korean meal known as hanjeongsik.
The clean water that is so advantageous for the city's cooks, is also of benefit to local paper makers.
Jeonju is famous for producing paper, most notably hanji or mulberry paper, and it also has a museum devoted to the subject.
Hanji, from the Josean era, was so valued that it was exported in large quantities to China.
With paper comes the pen, and the city is also home to the only professional calligraphy museum in Korea.
The Gangam Calligraphy Hall was first established from the estate of Sung Yong Song, who died in 1999.