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PyeongChang Tofu House - Report

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PyeongChang Tofu House - Report

Dave MP | Nov 12, 2012 04:44 PM

Four of us had dinner last night at PyeongChang Tofu House in Temescal. It was my first visit, and since we were all craving tofu stew, it was a good spot.

Panchan were generous and pretty good, though not everything was great. The favorite was an eggplant w/ soybean paste, which was sweet and delicious. Kimchi was disappointing—it didn't have much depth in flavor, and had a fizzy mouthfeel from the fermentation without much chili kick. Other sides were unexciting but decent, and I liked the ceramic bowls that they were served in.

Dolsot bibimbap was excellent, and came with a side of plain tofu stew (which contained lots of garlic, and arrived bubbling hot). The tofu stew w/ beef and dumplings was large, but only contained three dumplings. Nice flavor to the beefy broth.

Other dining companions had a seafood tofu stew that I didn't try, but it looked great.

Total bill for a ton of food (no alcohol) was $51 before tip, so it was a good deal. Perfect for a chilly evening in Oakland

Dave MP

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