Category Archives: Korean

The Boston Globe on Cowen on food

Cowen’s book offers more than ethnic-dining tips, however; it situates them in a broad historical context. Many of today’s mainstream foodies, Cowen argues, have the history of American food all backwards. They assume that American food is so terrible and … Continue reading

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Oegadgib – Oe Gad Gib

Oegadgib or Oe Gad Gib, web site, 7331 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA, but quite set back from the road, behind the Latino meat market, 703-941-3100 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | WaPo | dishtip | … Continue reading

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Bang Ga Nae

Bang Ga Nae, 6499 Little River Turnpike, Alexandria, VA, 703-941-2722 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) Located in the little house where the North Korean place (Pyongyang Soondae) used to be. Now they specialize in goat dishes, done … Continue reading

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Pyongyang Soondae (formerly Chung Jin Dong)

Pyongyang Soondae (formerly Chung Jin Dong), 6499 Little River Turnpike, West Alexandria, VA, 202-360-2746 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Yelp] Closed: now Bang Ga Nae (See post on previous restaurant in this location, Chung Jin Dong, Crab … Continue reading

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Nak Won Restaurant

Nak Won Restaurant, 7317 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA, 703-354-9255, next door to Nak Won Catering and across the street from Le Matin de Paris. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Yelp] Very hearty, perfect for … Continue reading

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MeeGa Korean Barbecue

MeeGa Korean Barbecue, web site, 4070 Jermantown Road, Fairfax, VA, 703-691-3606, near the K-Mart. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Korean Food Blogger | Yelp] Very mixed in quality. The lunch box specials aren’t great. The … Continue reading

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DaMoim

DaMoim, web site, 7106 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA, 703-354-3211 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Don Rockwell | Yelp] Call me impressed. They call it Korean fusion. Get the Ssam with spicy pork and also get the kimchee … Continue reading

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Gom Tang E

Gom Tang E, web site, 4230 Annandale Road, Annandale, VA, 703-256-0096 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Don Rockwell | Yelp | Gayot] There is a second location: 13840-E Braddock Road, Centreville, VA, 703-830-1131 [Yahoo | Yelp | … Continue reading

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Mandu Rang Kimbob

Mandu Rang Kimbob, web site, 7217 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA, 703-642-8668, closed Sundays, the sign has mainly Korean characters. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Yelp] In a little house, in the strip mall with the Giant, near … Continue reading

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To Sok Jib

To Sok Jib, web site, 7211 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA, 703-333-2861 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Yelp] (Updated review November 2016.) Previously reviewed on TCEDG in 2006 here, but this seems to be a new place. Quite … Continue reading

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