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Where can you get the best Korean Barbecue in NYC?
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If you work near Ktown, Don's Bogam is a great place for a delicious team lunch. Their Prime Whole Rib Eye Steak is delicious with just the right amount of marbling. They help you cook your meat at the table so you don't under or overcook. They have good options for the non-meat eaters too, and the banchan spread at the beginning of the meal was one of the better ones I've had in Ktown. We didn't get to try any of their wines though but I definitely will when I return for dinner!
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This is one of the best Korean Barbecue restaurants in the country and the world! It was better than many places in Seoul, for one reason: the perfectly marbled and juicy beef rib meat that's cooked over smoky charcoals! While it is a bit pricier than most other KBBQ joints, the amount of food you get with each order is almost like a prix fixe meal elsewhere! Go with some friends and chow down!
Gave it a shot from some positive online recommendations and was not disappointed at all. Ordered the Black Pork Belly entree, marinated, grilled, thinly sliced spicy pork belly which was accompanied by 12 sides not including sticky rice--each dish delicious on their own, yet still wonderfully complimentary with the perfectly seasoned, spicy, sweet, garlicky, smokey pork belly. Order two meats and they'll grilled them right at your table. The pork and kimchi dumpling were amply stuffed and boasted bold layers of heat, sour, sweet, and vinegar, which countered the rich, fatty ground pork very nicely. A nice, random last-minute find on my part, but looking forward to returning very soon.
Native New Yorker... I know what's good around here
Those pork & kimchi dumplings sound great. Loved your description of it.
about 2 years ago
Offal, novel, and rustic
As a lover of offal food this restaurant is not only the best Korean Barbecue I've had; it's the best restaurant I've ever been to. That's right.
Kum Gang San has not only good Korean BBQ, but also a very expansive selection of non-KBBQ Korean dishes as well. They have a location out in Queens that also has a similarly expansive menu. You can't go wrong with any dish here!
Dining Adventurist in NYC
Flushing has long known Hanjoo to be one of the best places in the city to get samgyeopsal (pork belly KBBQ), and they expanded into the mostly Japanese restaurant filled St. Marks Pl. The prices are higher than Queens (which is to be expected), but the food remains as amazing as in Murray Hill! Get any order of BBQ and they'll give you a generous helping of kimchi to fry in the dripping fat as it slides down the unique crystal grill.
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When I'm in Koreatown looking for some Korean BBQ, more often than not, I'll find myself at Miss Korea. It's pretty good quality and I always leave full and happy. I wish the prices were a bit lower, but hey, we're in New York.
When most people think unlimited meat, they would think of a Brazilian churrascaria. But for way less than a Brazilian steakhouse, you can come eat till you drop at Picnic Garden! It's a bit of a ways out from the city, but for $30 + tip/tax, you can eat unlimited amounts of pretty good quality galbi and a spread of other meats (try the squid and marinated pork belly)!
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