Category Archives: Korea

Asian Taste, Northampton, MA

Asian Taste opened a little under a month ago and doesn’t seem to want anyone to know its exists, no web page, Facebook, Instagram or internet presence at all.  The only mention of the restaurant that I can find online … Continue reading

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Yissine Frozen Vegetable Korean Dumplings

Rating:   Yissine Frozen Dumplings are one of the Rhee Brother’s 14 lines of Asian frozen food products. The Yissine Vegetable Korean Dumplings are vegan and filled with tofu, onion, green onion, cabbage, radish, sweet potato vermicelli, leek, sesame oil, … Continue reading

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Assi Brand, Hot Cooked Vegetable Dumplings

Rating:   Continuing my recent love affair with Assi Brand Frozen Dumplings, I picked up a bag of their Hot Cooked Vegetable Dumplings.  The Hot version is very similar in shape and ingredients to their Cooked Vegetable Dumplings.  They have the … Continue reading

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Gohyang Korean Restaurant, Hadley MA

Gohyang Korean Restaurant in Hadley MA, recently changed hands when its owner, Hyunjeong Kim, had to return to Korea to take care of elderly family members (a loving article about Gohyang closing is here).  Hyunjeong Kim was actually the second owner … Continue reading

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Konbu StreetFood, Groningen, NL

Dumpling hunting in Amsterdam turned out to be a bust, the Dutch do not have indigenous dumpling form and overall the Asian restaurants I saw didn’t look that good.  But I do want to give a shout out to Onigiri … Continue reading

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Japanese Oriental Restaurant, Columbus, Ohio

I recently attended a conference at Ohio State University and imagined I would spend a pleasant evening drinking at a college pub, German Bier Hall or local sports bar near campus.  Instead I discovered that the strip of bars and … Continue reading

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ChoripDong Frozen Dumplings

Rating:   I grabbed these dumplings pretty much at random out of the dumpling freezer case at H-Mart on 32nd street.  The ChoripDong line of foods are distributed by Seoul Trading Inc, USA which has been in business for over … Continue reading

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Hangawi, New York, NY

Hangawi is a vegan Korean restaurant in midtown Manhattan.  They serve a lot of creative vegan interpretations of traditional Korean dishes in a classical Korean restaurant setting – shoes are removed at the door and you sit on the floor … Continue reading

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Cana Korean Restaurant, Chicopee, MA

Cana Korean Restaurant is a great find in Western MA; two other local Korean restaurants recently closed and the other one I know of in the Pioneer Valley is terrible. So this is my new go-to place for Korean food, … Continue reading

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Mukeunji/Son Ja Jang/Conveyor belt sushi bar, New York, NY

Mukeunji//Son Ja Jang/Conveyor belt sushi bar is a odd New York City multi-restaurant venue. In addition to being a traditional Korean restaurant, Mukeunji also houses Son Ja Jang, a Chinese hand-pulled noodle restaurant, and in the back, houses a conveyor belt sushi … Continue reading

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