Tag: korean

5 Bites: Korean Food On Temescal’s ‘Kimchi Row’

5 Bites: Korean Food On Temescal’s ‘Kimchi Row’

| June 26, 2014 | 1 Comment

As a Korean-American foodie who resides in West Oakland, I’m lucky that there’s a slew of fine eateries not too far from our home all along Telegraph Avenue in Temescal.

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Namu: Growing the Menu

Namu: Growing the Menu

| September 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Namu is the only restaurant at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market that operates its own farm, which yields ingredients for the farmers market menu as well as for its Mission-based restaurant, Namu Gaji.

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Chef Edward Lee Adds Korean Spice To Southern Comfort Food

Chef Edward Lee Adds Korean Spice To Southern Comfort Food

| May 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Edward Lee’s culinary education spans the multi-ethnic immigrant neighborhood of Brooklyn where he grew up to his Korean grandmother’s kitchen. His cookbook showcases recipes like lamb braised with soy sauce served over grits and Korean fried chicken.

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FuseBox in Oakland: A Soon-to-Open Korean Restaurant Featuring Hand-Crafted Pickles

FuseBox in Oakland: A Soon-to-Open Korean Restaurant Featuring Hand-Crafted Pickles

| December 1, 2011 | 3 Comments

And scheduled to open in January, FuseBox, the West Oakland eatery of Korean-born Sunhui Chang, will add fuel to the Korean food fire with housemade gochuchang, exquisitely crafted pickles, bacon mochi, and well-honed culinary passion.

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Benu: A Meditative Meal

Benu: A Meditative Meal

| November 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

I spent 3 hours reveling in the exquisite 19-course tasting menu at Benu, which was recently awarded with two Michelin stars.

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Be Boppin’ in Berkeley

Be Boppin’ in Berkeley

| July 8, 2011 | 3 Comments

There’s tasty Korean food to be found beyond Telegraph Avenue in Oakland at Be Bop in Berkeley.

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Druze Cuisine and Korean Chicken in NYC

Druze Cuisine and Korean Chicken in NYC

| July 28, 2008 | 0 Comments

Two places that I was delighted to try this past weekend in NYC, with the guidance of friends, are Gazala Place in Hell’s Kitchen (or, as the real estate agents have been calling it since the new high-rises came in: Midtown West) and the infamous Bonchon Chicken in Koreatown.

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Fortune Cookies and Starving Cyborgs: Sweetness on Film

Fortune Cookies and Starving Cyborgs: Sweetness on Film

| March 17, 2008 | 2 Comments

With SFIAAF 2008 in full swing, I’ve managed to munch popcorn with yeast for dinner more times than I care to admit during the past few days. And with another week of films ahead, it looks like I’m going to need to restock my supply of dental floss. Fortunately, it’s been worth it. Over the […]

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Soup Love

Soup Love

| January 5, 2008 | 1 Comment

What do you do when the rain won’t relent, when those gorgeous bay windows welcome in the wind, and when staying home in your pajamas is not only comfortable but life-saving? Why, make soup, of course! Soup of the Day Yesterday’s soup highlighted a lucky pantry find — a forgotten can of Italian white beans. […]

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Eating on the Street: Taco Trucks and Korean BBQ

| October 27, 2007 | 0 Comments

MAPPING TACO TRUCKS The next time that craving for carne asada hits, check out this new taco truck map for the nearest snack stop near you. It’s only a couple of days old, and already, the entire state of California is dotted with promising forks-and-spoons. Help the cause and add your own favorite source for […]

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