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Ye Chon

It’s now been about six years since I spent a year teaching English in Korea and my love for Korean cuisine has yet to fade. I will admit that these days it does seem as though my stomach doesn’t have the stamina it once did. Subsequently, I only eat Korean food when I know I’m […]

Woo Lae Oak

Woo Lae Oak is a Korean restaurant and bar located on Leesburg Pike in Vienna, near Tyson’s Corner. It is probably one of the largest and most frequented Korean restaurants in the DC area and I’m conflicted because on the one hand, I love the fact that they are bringing Korean food to the mainstream […]

Han Sung Oak

Han Sung Oak is a Korean restaurant located in Falls Church, Virginia at 6341 Columbia Pike. It is a little bit off the beaten path but for those willing to make the trip into Falls Church, it offers some of the best Korean food in the DC area. Cost – $$$ Service – C+ The […]


Mandu is a Korean restaurant located at 1805 18th St. NW between Dupont and Adams Morgan. As far as I can tell it is the only Korean restaurant in Washington, DC. This is pretty pathetic considering how damn good Korean food is. Cost – $$ Service – A- The service is top-notch. The wait staff, […]

Ha Dong House

Ha Dong House is a Korean restaurant on 2104 Viers Mill Rd. in Rockville, Maryland. Cost – $$ Service – B Korean restaurants aren’t normally known for their service…until you try to say a few words in Korean! Then they’ll warm up to you and start joking around with you. Ha Dong is no different. […]