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I adore Korean “BBQ”: marinated slices of raw meats that you cook on a little grill inset directly into your tabletop.
Tiptoeing into the shallow end of the Korean-cuisine pool
By MC SLIM JB  |  May 07, 2010

Myung Dong 1st Avenue

Myung Dong refers to a high-rent, youth-oriented shopping district in Seoul, thus "1st Avenue" is a kind of evocation of both Fifth Avenue and SoHo. This restaurant has a variety of Japanese and Korean dishes, but the idea is to appeal to a young crowd,
Can a Korean dive bar serve the masses? Certainly, with alcoholic melon drinks.
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  December 11, 2009

Korean Garden Restaurant

Despite being open only six months, Korean Garden already has 22 Internet reviews.
Enjoy, we're here to help
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  May 29, 2009


Hanmaru is back from the ashes of a 2008 fire that closed down many nearby businesses.
Allston Korean with an unusual specialty, and plenty more
By MC SLIM JB  |  April 10, 2009

Review: Happy Teriyaki

There is little that is hard about Happy Teriyaki, which is Korean-owned despite the Japanese name and the Japanese-style cute bear logo in the window.
Japanese and Chinese cuisines take second place at Happy Teriyaki
By BRIAN DUFF  |  February 25, 2009

On the cheap: Sushi Yasu

Fierce flavors of Korean cuisine
Fierce flavors of Korean cuisine
By MC SLIM JB  |  February 18, 2009



ChoCho's distinguishes itself from the other cubby-like eateries in the Porter Exchange in two ways. First, it captures the fun, food-court-like energy of the adjacent noodle shops and sushi bars, but manages to feel more like a restaurant than a lunch
Transport yourself to a magical land of inexpensive Korean delicacies
By AARON KAGAN  |  November 26, 2008

Where's the beef?

“Beef: it’s what’s for dinner,” say the cattle lobby’s TV ads, and I sigh in agreement.
Ten steakhouse alternatives for frugal foodies
By MC SLIM JB  |  June 04, 2008

Minsok Restaurant

On two more visits, it became clear that Minsok is mainly a very serious Korean restaurant, rather than a Japanese sushi place.
Skip the sushi, stay for the serious Korean dishes
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  May 14, 2008

New Jang Su Korean BBQ

In my unproduced screenplay, Who’s Afraid of Korean Food? the villain is a dish of kimchi.

Take the galbi plunge

By MC SLIM JB  |  March 26, 2008


Establishing a neighborhood boîte amid several first-rate competitors sounds downright suicidal.
 Thai with other accents
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  July 25, 2007


Solomon Korean Restaurant

The Solomon Korean Restaurant is about as informal an eatery as you’ll come across, short of pulling up a chair in someone’s kitchen.
Simple and spicy
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  November 01, 2006