Posts Tagged ‘Korean cuisine’

Adam Express Is Back In The Bulgogi Business

Venerable Mount Pleasant carry-out Adam Express (City Paper's pick for "Best Korean in the District," circa 2008) has reopened after abruptly closing for several weeks this past October. Prince of Petworth had the early word. "All of a sudden my wife is sick. So we go to Korea to see doctor," proprietor Bae Hyolyuk had […]

Korean Sausage With a Side of Schadenfreude

"I’m so happy....I always wished for Kim Jong-Il’s death and now it actually happened.”—Former North Korean spy turned Northern Virginia sausage maker Ma Young-Ae (one-time proprietor of the defunct Pyongyang Soondae restaurant on Little River Turnpike and current supplier to Korean supermarkets in Virginia and Maryland), reacting to the dictator's demise on City Desk, which […]

Fish & Chips & Korean BBQ: Inside D.C.’s Bizarre Arthur Treacher’s

"Do you want chopsticks or silverware?" the cashier asks. A good question. What is the proper etiquette for utensil usage when dining at the local outpost of a Midwestern-founded New York-based national fast food seafood chain that also inexplicably serves Korean barbecue? I'm standing inside the vibrantly painted Arthur Treacher's along Florida Avenue NW in […]

For Three Hours a Day, Mandu Takes On an Air of Annandale

When the weather’s cool and there’s a nice breeze, I’m much more motivated to walk home on the last portion of my mass-transit commute. My route takes me up 18th Street NW and through Dupont Circle, where I’m tempted to grab an outdoor table at Mandu. I love that the patio faces west, and the […]

Karaoke, Korean Food Coming to Adams Morgan

Prince of Petworth has been all over the transformation of Kokopoolis in Adams Morgan, down to before and after shots of the subterranean entrance for the forthcoming Muzette. A sign finally has popped up for the new establishment, and it appears there's an added twist to an operation promising karaoke in nine private rooms: Muzette […]

Young & Hungry Dining Guide by the Day: Jang Hyun Ban Jun

One by one, we’re running through the 50 restaurants that made the cut on this year’s Young & Hungry Dining Guide. If you have visited the day’s featured restaurant, let us know what you think. If you’re planning to visit for the first time, tell us about your meal when you return. The squat rectangular […]

Young & Hungry Dining Guide by the Day: Honey Pig Gooldaegee

One by one, we’re running through the 50 restaurants that made the cut on this year’s Young & Hungry Dining Guide. If you have visited the day’s featured restaurant, let us know what you think. If you’re planning to visit for the first time, tell us about your meal when you return. Some friends and […]

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