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The search for Korean BBQ continues...


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The search for Korean BBQ continues...

equinoise | Nov 15, 2006 07:42 PM

I recently moved to Seattle from the NYC area. There is a significant Korean community in northern New Jersey, and through leads and contacts, I was able to locate an outstanding Korean BBQ place, So Moon Nan Jip. There is nothing quite so satisfying as a well-made Korean BBQ meal, with all the panchan.

I am looking for a place like this here. I tried Kokiri in Federal Way, but found it a bit lacking. One feature that I consider essential is charcoal or wood fuel for cooking instead of gas-Kokiri uses gas. Also, they didn't offer up lettuce wraps until we asked; maybe we got gringoed.

I have some details on Hae-Nam, Ho Soon Yi, Old Korean Village, Shilla, Mirak, and Ka Won. Can anyone comment on the relative qualities of these places, and specifically, whether they use charcoal?

I have some names I pulled off the Seattle Korean Professionals site that I could not locate any other information on, at least not in english. See

Many of these names are not in English, and I'm too tech-illiterate to translate the page unless I'm prompted to do so. Has anyone been to any of these:

22716 Hwy 99 N. Edmonds, WA 98026

11620 Pacific Hwy S.W. Lakewood, WA 98499

CHOSUN B.B.Q (조선갈비)
21025 Hwy 99 Lynnwood, WA 98036

8601 So. Tacoma Way Lakewood, WA 98499

JIN GO GAE (진고개)
920 N. 160th St. Shoreline, WA 98133

14040 Aurora Ave. N. Seattle, WA 98133

Thanks for any insights

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