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Need Help/Education in Korean BBQ

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Need Help/Education in Korean BBQ

Ollie | Sep 12, 2008 03:07 PM

I know there are plenty of places in K town up & down Wilshire, Western, & Olympic Blvds. I tried Korean BBQ a couple of years ago @ this place on Western, just south of Melrose (forget the name) & no one spoke english, menus were in english but just a basic description of ingredients, and no explanation of how to order or how to use the grill etc. So I kinda very politely was watching other tables and trying to follow their lead. Overall it just wasn't a very pleasant experience. I'm over it now and would like to give Korean BBQ another try.

My question as a beginner to Korean BBQ, and would like to try, could I get some recommendations as to whre to go that would be "beginner friendly", maybe with menus in English or at least where the staff speaks English and wouldn't mind explaning what & how to order since I wouldn't know where to begin. Unfortunately, I have no Korean
friends/aquaintances that I could go with. Maybe that's where I need to start is to find some Korean friends and have them teach me the ways/etiquette of Korean cuisine so I have a much more enjoyable experience next time I try. Any suggestions/comments are welcome.

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