korea town

Her Name is Han

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Overview:

I won't pretend to know the first thing about "authentic" Korean food. But I know what I like and if the continuous line to get into Her Name is Han is any indication at all, this place is pretty damn good. The rustic-modern space is casual and fun. In terms of the menu there is a lot to choose from in a list of dishes that include homey Korean pots, noodles & BBQ. Options range from traditional offerings such as gochujang marinated pork rib and bulgogi to less traditional like fried avocados and corn croquettes. Food appears at your table quickly so this is a great option if you need to get in and out fast, or share a bunch of items with a group.

Information:

Address17 E 31st St, New York, NY 10016

Phone:  (212) 779-9990

Neighborhood: Koreatown

Price: $$ -$$$


 

Kang Ho Dong Baekjeong

photo:  The Infatuation

Overview:

Kang Ho Dong Baekjeong is like the answer to the endless complaint: I have nowhere decent to eat near Penn Station. The casual, bustling space is outfitted with rows of traditional Korean BBQ tables and is packed with groups from open to close. The loud & fun atmosphere comes equipped with a show right at your table of servers grilling up a wide variety of premium beef and pork cuts on signature tabletop grills. Meats are heavily marbled and marinated to impart the most flavor. Supplement your meal with a huge list of vegetables and small plates like seafood soft tofu stew, spicy buckwheat noodles, house made kimchi and other assorted banchan (traditional Korean side dishes). Great any time of the day and especially fun for a late night hang. 

Information:

Address1 E 32nd St, New York, NY 10016

Phone:  (212) 966-9839

Neighborhood: Koreatown

Price: $$ -$$$