Hot peppers. Dip them in the flavorful red sauce:
Radish kimchi (upper right), standard homemade kimchi (bottom right)
A touch of seafood: the pink. It isn't really kosher to nosh on the side dishes before the main dish arrives, but Koreans do it. I ate a pepper and some kimchi before the soup made an appearance:
It was quite good- a light peppery broth with bean sprouts, green onions and a poached egg. It wasn't spicy so I think a lot of foreigners would enjoy it.