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Best daen jang jigae (bean paste soup) in Los Angeles?

tenxtone76 | Nov 27, 201011:52 AM

My favorite is at Halmae Restauarant. The Korean name is Halmae Jib, which means "Granma's House". I heard a former Korean president ate at this hole in the wall. They have a neon sign of the dish, in their window, so they must be somewhat proud of it.

I think they stirfry the paste w/ some sesame seed oil before adding water? And they put fresh perilla leaves in towards the end. Comfort food for me at its best.

Halmae Restaurant
3122 W 8th St, Los Angeles, CA 90005

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