Although named for the side dishes traditionally served with Korean meals, this small upscale market and café offers more than kimchi…
The soon dubu jjigae, a garlicky stew of soft, fresh tofu and your choice of meat or fish, roils and bubbles in its small iron pot…
This divey haunt has an unwritten rule: On your table must be either a bowl of the hearty pork neck and potato stew known as gamjatang or a sizzling plate of the charred sticky pork ribs called dweji galbi.
Speaking of hangover cures, there seems to be a science to sul lung tang, the soothing, cloudy stew made from vitamin-rich beef bones that are boiled for a full day. It’s like bovine-based Gatorade.
Situated in the heart of K-Town, Kae Sung Market stocks a constellation of kimchi to go, but it’s the jar of sliced Chinese cabbage that takes top honors.
There’s Korean barbecue and then there’s Park’s, an unremarkable-looking space where the tables are covered with enough heavily marbled slices of beef to make a butcher weep.
Our city’s most intimate bars are inevitably those lucky enough to have attached themselves to survivors of Hollywood’s golden age: Musso Frank Grill and the Smoke House, the Hotel Bel-Air and the Langham Huntington in Pasadena. While these spots are fabulously frozen in time…
This bare-bones Korean dining hall—as bustling as an ice cream parlor in summer—serves the best bowl of naeng myun in town: a heap of pitch-black arrowroot noodles swimming in an icy beef broth. Spicy mustard is on hand should you wish to singe your sinuses while cooling off.