Korean food has been fused harmoniously with chow from China to Mexico. So why not Philadelphia? Sukarak, a lunch counter in the heart of Korean Flushing, stuffs bulgogi into a hero with lettuce and a squirt of orange processed-cheese product. The result, says E Eto, hit the spot: The sweet/savory beef, crisp lettuce, and creamy cheese and mayo add up to “a nice souped-up version of the cheese steak.”

Sukarak [Flushing]
156-­28 Northern Boulevard (between 156th and 157th streets), Flushing, Queens

Discuss: Korean cheesesteak, or the Bulgogi sandwich at Sukarak, Flushing

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