Where to Eat Korean Food in Los Angeles

A Mecca of Korean Cuisine Over the past decade, Los Angeles has become as famous for its food as it is for its celebrity sightings. It is also home to the country’s largest Korean population, and with them came incredible, authentic Korean cuisine in all shapes and sizes. Here are a few restaurants that won’t disappoint…  Read More

New Wonjo

Koreatown Barbecue This stretch of 32nd Street in Manhattan is known for round the clock Korean-style revelry, with great and often gritty restaurants, karaoke bars, lots of flashing neon lights and 24hr spas of all types. When it comes to the Korean food in this animated neighborhood, one of my regular spots is New Wonjo.…  Read More

To Hyang

Where everything is made from scratch. An unassuming Korean restaurant in San Francisco’s Inner Richmond neighborhood, To Hyang is the stuff of legend. The authentic, flavorful Korean grandma food is unrivaled, with Hwa-Soon Im cooking her home-style food behind a small stove using her own fermented bean pastes and pickles. I don’t know anyone else…  Read More

Shin Chon Garden

Exquisite Korean Barbecue With the largest Korean population in the country outside of Los Angeles and New York City, it makes sense that Baltimore is home to great Korean restaurants. Just west of downtown in Ellicott City, you’ll find Shin Chon Garden, one of the top ten Korean barbecue joints in America. Expect a communal,…  Read More