Bonchon Chicken

Bonchon Chicken

Bonchon Chicken I’ve written about my love for Korean fried chicken from Kyochon a few times now. Kyochon and Bonchon are two  of the most popular Korean fried chicken chains. Until recently, I had not visited Bonchon. On a recent trip home, I found out that there was a Bonchon Chicken nearby. So one evening, […]

Apple Korean House

Apple Korean House

Apple Korean House Apple Korean House recently opened and after seeing the grand opening sign and reading positive feedback, I wanted to go check it out. On my first attempt, I was surprised to see it closed for small renovations. Already? A week later we returned, only to find out it wasn’t open for lunch. […]

Rice Chicken

Rice Chicken

Rice Chicken Rice Chicken, a Korean fried chicken (“KFC”) chain, recently opened its first franchise in San Diego, joining the KFC trend. The chain is originally from Korea (namedSsal Chicken) and uses a gluten-free batter made with rice flour. The restaurant is currently in soft opening phase. The menu is quite extensive with several variations […]

Sul & Beans

Sul & Beans

Sul & Beans Sul & Beans, a Korean shaved ice cafe originally from Los Angeles, recently opened a location in San Diego. The cafe offers bingsoo, toasts and drinks. The cafe occupies the former Caffe Bene, sharing the space with Somi Somi. Like many other Korean cafes, there are sample display models of the various […]

Chon Ju Jip

Chon Ju Jip

Chon Ju Jip 4373 Convoy StSan Diego, CA 92111 (858) 268-0835 Chon Ju Jip has been on my list of places I wanted to try ever since I read that their bibimbap was on the Union Tribune's list of 50 Things to Eat Before you Die- San Diego. On my previous attempt to try it, […]

Nom Nom Bento

Nom Nom Bento

Nom Nom Bento Nom Nom Bento opened recently and it’s quickly become one of our new favorite spots in San Diego. The fast-casual eatery serves creative Asian inspired bento boxes and was opened by Craig Jiminez, who is also the executive chef at Supernatural Sandwiches (another one of our favorites). The restaurant offers four signature […]

Gala Chicken

Gala Chicken

Gala Chicken   Every time I shop at Zion Market, I notice the Gala Chicken booth in the middle of the store. Gala Chicken offers twice-fried Korean style chicken. If you were out shopping this weekend, you probably noticed that just about every place was crowded and full of lines. We decided to take a […]

Taegukgi Korean BBQ House

Taegukgi Korean BBQ House

Taegukgi Korean BBQ House Taegukgi Korean BBQ House is located next to Zion Market. We visited back when it first opened, but haven’t had a chance to return again until recently. While we haven’t dined here in a while, we have been observing all the changes they made to the restaurant since their initial opening. They’ve added an […]

Do Re Mi House

Do Re Mi House

Do Re Mi House During my family’s visit, they were craving Korean tofu stew, so I took them to Do Re Mi House. Do Re Mi House used to be one of my favorite restaurants for Korean food. I especially like large amount of complimentary banchan dishes and that they automatically refill them. We were […]

Bibigo Kitchen

Bibigo Kitchen

Bibigo Kitchen Bibigo Kitchen recently opened its first location in San Diego. Unlike the fast-casual location inside UTC mall, Bibigo Kitchen is a full-service restaurant offering modern Korean cuisine including chef’s creations, bbq plates, alcohol and more. Bibigo is a well known Korean food brand. They sell frozen dumplings and other prepared foods. And they […]