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BCD Tofu House – Los Angeles

BCD Tofu House – Los Angeles

Bukchang-dong (or BCD) Tofu House has been one of the most popular Korean restaurants for years. I believe it’s one of those rare Korean restaurants that was born in America and made its way back to the Motherland, Korea. They have 15 locations in and around the...
Restaurant: Kristalbelli, New York

Restaurant: Kristalbelli, New York

The opening of “the next Korean barbecue restaurant” in midtown Manhattan by K-pop star and producer Jin Young Park has generated some controversy. Some think the restaurant’s aesthetic is too antiseptic to provide an authentic Korean experience....
Is American soju 'watered down'?

Is American soju 'watered down'?

Twitter makes it so much easier to “eavesdrop” on conversations of random strangers, which I do via a list of search terms related to Korean cuisine. For every person who asks a question, many others have the same one bouncing around their minds. Even...
Five questions for 'neo-Korean' chef-instructor Youngsun Lee

Five questions for 'neo-Korean' chef-instructor Youngsun Lee

Youngsun Lee immigrated to Queens, New York, from Korea when he was 12 years old. He graduated in 2005 with a degree in culinary arts from the Institute of Culinary Education in New York. Lee comes from a family of chefs steeped in the history of Korean cuisine. His...

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