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Asian Fusion BBQ, Watertown

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Asian Fusion BBQ, Watertown

Ruprecht | May 11, 2006 06:11 PM

This place just opened on the corner of Main & Waverly, about 1/4 mile out of Watertown Square. It's in a strange, windowless building formerly occupied by Inner Limits and (way back) Nanking Village.

The management seems to be Korean, and there are a few Korean staples on the menu (bibim bap, kalbi, etc). The rest of the menu is all over the map, including crab rangoon, udon noodles, and a pastrami sandwich(?!) The hostess told me they do Korean BBQ as well, but not in-table cooking kind.

The interior is sort of pleasant, in a windowless kind of way. There's a fairly big bar with a TV that was showing the Sox/Yankees game, and about a dozen 20-somethings hanging out.

Given the location, I had low expectations for the food, and therefore was not too disappointed. I took out a hot & sour soup and a bibim bap. The soup was bland, not worth finishing. The bibim bap was not bad, would have been better had I eaten it hot in the restaurant (they have stone pots).

I guess it's nice to have Korean in the neighborhood, but I wish they would concentrate on making it good rather than doing mediocre versions of 5 different cuisines.

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