Went here on a whim, based upon a quick skim of TA and Yelp reviews. It's a small hole-in-the-wall that looks like it could have once been the office for a tiny used car dealership set off of a busy, downtown street. I arrived at about 6:30 on a Wednesday, and it was packed with mostly Asian youngsters, who I assumed were from the nearby colleges. I thought this was a good sign. There were several people ahead of me in a line, where you wait to order, receive a number, and then sit down (if you can find a table) and await delivery. One Asian lad with whom I talked in line said that the food was okay for people who didn't expect it to be "real Korean" food.
I was lucky to find a small table in a corner, and then two, young Asian college students asked if they could join me. I said yes. They didn't respond comfortably to chit-chat from me, so decided it best to leave them alone and instead let my mouth focus on the food that arrived after a while (service was pretty fast and polite, in spite of how busy it was):
The Beef Bulgogi Dol Sot consisted of a fried egg, strips of beef and vegetables over a sizeable mound of rice, all inside a red-hot, cast-iron bowl. It would have been bland, but for the sweet-hot, red sauce provided. A very small side of kim chi was also provided, along with a small bowl of what looked like egg drop soup, which was very bland and almost not worth eating. The kim chi was just okay. The main dish was just okay as well. I have had better Korean food. It was a bit greasy and made me think that this must be a "greasy spoon" Korean place that's good and cheap enough to satisfy the Asian expat student crowd until they next see mom and dad and have the real thing made/bought for them.
I also had the Mol Mandu (dumplings), which tasted pretty fresh and also would have been pretty bland w/o the soy based sauce that came on the side.
I had a Korean pear soda that was something fun to try.
The whole meal came to about sixteen dollars, which seemed a lot for the amount and quality of what I got.
It was a fun experience to hang out in this hole in the wall as a 50-year old white guy with all the young, Asian students. The food was just okay. I probably wouldn't go back until I'd tried some other Asian places in the area.
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