Posts Tagged ‘Pyongyang Gang’

Laotian, Korean Pop-Ups Coming to Quench

Last week, the former chef and mixologist of Quench reunited for a pop-up dinner. Now, Quench is getting in on the pop-up action itself. The restaurant is hosting a series of guest chef pop-ups on Sundays and Mondays featuring up-and-coming chefs and new culinary concepts. The first is a Laotian dinner on Dec. 2 from […]

What’s Going on With the Pyongyang Gang?

At the beginning of the summer, Michael Thompson launched the Pyongyang Gang, a Korean food pop-up inside Adams Morgan Irish pub The Blaguard. Y&H found the kimchi pork belly sandwiches and twice-fried sweet and spicy chicken wings to be a pleasant drunk-food alternative to mozzarella sticks and jalapeño bites. Thompson now tells Y&H he has […]

Celebrate July 4 the North Korean Way

In case you're not into Budweiser and hot dogs, here are two less all-American places to celebrate your patriotism: Pyongyang Gang Pop-up at The Blaguard North Korea hates your American guts, but the Pyongyang Gang (named after the country's capitol) just wants to fill them. The Korean-style food pop-up inside Irish pub The Blaguard in […]

Korean-Style Drunk Food at an Irish Pub

Sliders and wings are no longer the only food options at The Blaguard. For the past month, the Irish pub at 18th and U streets NW has been serving Korean food every Wednesday. The special menu comes from the Pyongyang Gang, a pop-up concept co-founded by ShopHouse Southeast Asian Kitchen employees Mike Thompson and James Jang. […]