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Culver City: Hanjip Korean BBQ Now Open

  Hanjip Korean BBQ is now open in Culver City. The stylish restaurant features modern decor and fancy gold grills. The menu from Chef Chris Oh from Seoul Sausage has turned grilling upscale… Continue reading

Koreatown: Army Stew at Chunju Han-il Kwan

  Chunju Han-il Kwan has been open for many years and is known for a solid Korean menu. They have a number of stews meant for two or more as well as individual… Continue reading

Koreatown: Getting Our Grill On at Star BBQ

  When friends come to visit LA, I think there are a few quintessential LA experiences. After doing all the touristy stuff, there’s always time for dinner. And one of the fun things… Continue reading

Koreatown: Getting Beefy with Piedmontese Beef at Star King BBQ

  Korean BBQ in LA just went next level. Star King BBQ introduced Piedmontese beef about a year ago but only recently brought in the tomahawk cut. The huge steak feeds four or… Continue reading

Koreatown: Korean BBQ at DGM Dwit Gol Mok

  For some reason, I always thought Dwit Gol Mok or DGM as most people call it, was a noraebang (karoke) bar that served food. When I randomly decided to have dinner in… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Lunch at Kimchi Korean

I can’t believe I turned into someone who looks for familiar food when traveling.  Sure, I’m still very adventurous and love to try new food but when I’m away, I get a terrible… Continue reading

Korean BBQ in Arcadia

For Lunar New Year this year, my family did a couple of different things including Korean barbeque. We decided to try Young Dong Garden in Arcadia. There are a few options for dinner… Continue reading

Koreatown: Black Goat Stew at Chin Go Gae

  A couple of weeks ago, we had some strange weather in LA. It had been hot and muggy for a few days and then we had seemingly random thunderstorms. One such storm… Continue reading

Koreatown: Spicy Crab Soup at Ondal

    Over the holidays, I wanted something warming and suggested the spicy crab soup at Ondal to a friend. I’ve been to Ondal 2 but always wanted to check out the original… Continue reading

Traveling Around Asia in LA, Part I

Recently during my self-inflicted noodles and dumplings mini-tour of the San Gabriel Valley, I challenged myself to leave the SGV for Asian food outside the mecca. Okay, the mostly Chinese and Vietnamese mecca.… Continue reading