Category Archives: Korean

One reason why the Seoul dining scene still has so many nooks and crannies

There are so many places with dishes you’ve never tried before. And they are deep into alleyways, or on the second or third floors of retail establishments. In these places I never see people take out their cameras and photograph … Continue reading

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9292 Korean BBQ

9292 Korean BBQ, Instagram, 7133 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA, 571-378-1440 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | TripAdvisor | Annandale Today] The most popular place right now, an excellent young Korean social scene, and fun to … Continue reading

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Meokja Meokja

Meokja Meokja, FB, 9619 Fairfax Blvd., Fairfax, VA, 571-459-2875, the sign is not very visible, look for the 7-11. Dinner only, and Sunday lunch. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Washingtonian | Reddit | NoVA Mag … Continue reading

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Choong Man Chicken

Choong Man Chicken, web site, 9528 Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA, 703-772-0072 – also in Centreville and Annandale (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | WaPo | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | Ylp] An order of magnitude better than … Continue reading

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Shared Plates, Shared Minds: Consuming from a Shared Plate Promotes Cooperation

  Here’s What Happens When Strangers Unexpectedly Eat Together At The Airport   A meal naturally brings people together, but does the way a meal is served and consumed further matter for cooperation between people? This research (n = 1476) … Continue reading

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Chiko

Chiko, web site, 423 8th SE, Washington, DC, 202-558-9934 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Zagat | WaPo | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | City Paper | Ylp] Chinese and Korean and fusion, this place is all the rage … Continue reading

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Balo Kitchen

Balo Kitchen, web site, a food stand/restaurant in The Block, 4221 John Marr St., Annandale, VA, 703-942-5076 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Amazon | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | Don Rockwell | NoVA Mag | Ylp] I’ve been … Continue reading

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To Sok Jip

To Sok Jip, web site, 7211 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA, 703-333-2861 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | TripAdvisor | Ylp] (Previously reviewed in 2009 and 2006.) This is now clearly the best Korean place around. The … Continue reading

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Taco Ssam

Taco Ssam, 6017 Leesburg Pike, Baileys Crossroads, Culmore Shopping Center, Falls Church, VA, 703-347-6969 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google+ | Arlington Mag | Ylp] Mostly Mexican, with some Korean mixes, such as fusion tacos with bulgogi … Continue reading

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Evergreen Korean Cuisine, or Sang Rok Soo

Evergreen Korean Cuisine, or Sang Rok Soo, in the Lotte Plaza supermarket in the Ravensworth Shopping Center, Facebook, 5204 Port Royal Road, also facing Braddock Road, Springfield, VA, 571-395-8083 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Ylp] (Other locations: … Continue reading

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