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South Korean rapper Psy performs his massive K-pop hit "Gangnam Style" live on NBC's "Today" show, Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, in New York. (Photo by Jason DeCrow/Invision/AP Images)

Gangnam, flash mobs and trendy restaurant-hopping? The next Dishcrawl event to hit downtown San Jose promises something a little out of the ordinary -- a gourmet-gangnam flash mob on Oct. 2 that mixes K-pop dance moves with noshing.

Unless you've been asleep at the mouse, you know all about gangnam, the viral sensation known for infectiously, ridiculously, jubilant, jockey-style dance maneuvers. The original video by South Korean pop star Psy -- Park Jae-Sang -- has racked up more than 286 million views on YouTube, and enough parodies to make it the "Call Me Maybe" of fall.

It also caught the attention of Dishcrawl founder Tracy Lee and her staff, who are hosting the San Jose festivities. Dishcrawl is the foodie twist on a pub crawl -- a progressive dinner that sends groups of diners off to stroll, sip and sample their way through three restaurants for, in this case, $25. But this time, they'll be learning some signature dance moves and then gangnam-ing their way through downtown.

The dish-mob starts at 7 p.m. Oct. 2, but tickets will go fast. Find details -- and a gangnam how-to video -- at www.dishcrawl.com/gangnamsj.



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