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Restaurant Reviews for Korean


posted on April 24, 2017
Atoboy
review by Carson Demmond

In a 28th Street space that’s minimalist cool, chef Junghyun Park (formerly of Jungsik) is plating up some of New York’s finest Korean fare. He excels at the four-ingredient dish, turning something as simple as ...Read the full review

posted on April 18, 2016
Oiji
review by Caitlin Griffith

At this inviting oasis in the East Village, Ryan Te, the beverage guy, is having a ball with cocktails, focused around soju, Korea’s national drink. They are pitch-perfect for the elegant Korean food from chefs Brian Kim and Tae Kyung Ku. Drink the Finders Keepers, made with blood ...Read the full review

posted on April 15, 2016
Noreetuh
review by Caitlin Griffith

There’s a bronzed pineapple atop the tap lines at the bar at Noreetuh, a nod to both the Hawaiian influence and the hospitality at this sleek little restaurant in NYC’s East Village. Run by Chung Chow, a chef raised in Hawaii, alongside Gerald San Jose and Jin ...Read the full review

posted on June 12, 2015
Parachute
review by Caitlin Griffith

It takes effort to find Parachute, with its unassuming façade, but once inside, the challenge is forgiven as fragrant smells emanate from the open kitchen. This is Matty Colston’s first solo list, and his excitement is palpable in the selection—he’s stocked it with plenty of ...Read the full review

posted on January 21, 2015
Commissary/Pot
review by Patrick J. Comiskey

Back in 2008, Roy Choi became famous as the chef behind the Korean taco, the dish that launched a thousand food trucks and a national mobile culinary craze. Last year he partnered with the Sydell Group on some Wilshire Boulevard bricks and mortar, with two restaurants at the Line Hotel ...Read the full review

posted on December 2, 2014
Trove
review by Allison Scheff

Seattleites stalked the opening of Trove for months. This is the latest project from local stars Rachel Yang and Seif Chirchi, the two best known for the Korean-inspired food they put out at Revel and Joule. At Trove, they’ve packed in three distinct restaurants under one renovated-auto-shop roof: ...Read the full review

posted on May 10, 2013
Hanjan
review by Carson Demmond

After the success of his pint-sized, Michelin-starred Korean sophisticate restaurant Danji, chef Hooni Kim has opened Hanjan, a place that brings more savory innovation with a slightly more downtown feel. Expect fluffy scallion pancakes fried up with local squid, or vibrant, spicy kimchi with molten tofu, but be sure ...Read the full review

posted on May 4, 2012
Jungsik
review by Joshua Greene

You’ll find everything in halves, from the cool to the coveted—three pages of wines priced to incentivize your freedom to choose—at this elegant, Korean-inspired restaurant in the old Chanterelle space in Tribeca. Nervous about how chenin will play with a bite of kimchi ...Read the full review