Opened in May 2016, Soban K-Town Grill specializes in K-Town cuisine: a unique combination of traditional Korean cooking techniques and recipes with global ingredients and flavors. People who have been to Koreatown in Los Angeles, California will definitely be familiar with some of the dishes, while those who have tasted Korean food will be surprised at what else you can do with their recipes. AS KOREAN AS IT GETS. The 6-Flavor Samgyupsal Set is 540g of pork belly strips good for 3-4 persons and served with unlimited rice, soup and side dishes for Php1,420. One of the best dishes you can get at Soban K-Town Grill is their 6-Flavor Samgyupsal […]
Now’s the time to put a delicious end to your Korean barbecue hunger! Namoo House Premium Korean Barbecue, commonly known as Maple Tree House finally opened its doors to dole out the greatest Korean barbecue experience to Manila K-fans and foodies on August 1 in Uptown Bonifacio Global City. Founded by Canadian nationals Jun Park and Paul Hong, both of Korean descent, Maple Tree House first opened in 2005 in a small quaint house in the Samchong-dong district in Seoul. Their newly opened branch in Uptown Parade in BGC (38th Street cor 11th Avenue) is the fifth branch of the Maple Tree House chain and its first international location. […]
Bingsu, a Korean shaved ice desert usually topped with fresh fruits or sweet garnishes, is becoming more and more popular in the Philippines, thus Ice Flower Snow Falling Korean Desert Café will give you your unforgettable bingsu experience in New Alabang Height Village! Their first branch became an instant hit not only with kids, but also with dessert enthusiasts who are looking for something unique that will satisfy the crave of their sweet teeth! Their bingsu comes in eight different flavors as follows: injeolme, black sesame, red bean, strawberries, mango, blueberry, mixed berry yogurt and chocolate. They also offer espresso, fruit juice, fresh shake and sandwiches. Their bestseller flavors are […]
They say that if you want something done right, do it yourself. Have the liberty to create your style of Bibimbap dish at Rock and Seoul in Manila! SIGNATURE SEOUL. Rock and Seoul’s Bibimbaps are all served with egg, spicy kimchi butter, and house sauce. If you’re a fan of Korean cuisine, Rock and Seoul should be one of the restaurants you go to. This restaurant is being operated by the Relish Group, which is also the same group behind popular establishments such as Wee Nam Kee, Osaka Ohsho, and Kumori Japanese Bakery. Signature Korean dish Bibimbap is the Rock and Seoul’s main concept. What makes them different among […]
Say yes to Korean cookery! Go to O Kitchen, the only Korean restaurant in the City of Dreams Manila. A lot of people like Korean food, which is why this Korean restaurant is great news. Those who would like to journey into a Korean gustatory experience should try their generous portions of meals. DINE A LA KOREAN. Try their Dolsot Bibimbap for P500. KOREAN SEAFOOD. Try O Kitchen’s Spicy Seafood Soup at P700. Of course, Korean cuisine mainstays such as Samgyeopsal (sliced pork belly BBQ), Dolsot Bibimbap, and Jjampong will be served at the restaurant. These flavorful dishes are always a favorite by many local and foreign customers. O Kitchen […]
Intense hotness! Experience Soo Jung’s no-nonsense spicy Korean cuisine and love every bit of it. If you wanna go Korean and indulge in some spicy goodness, a visit to Soo Jung in Paseo de Sta. Rosa, Laguna is a great idea especially when you’re heading south anyway. This restaurant serves delectable dishes for that sumptuous Korean food feast perfect for families and friends. Here, the culinary adventure starts with an intense aroma followed by a burst of fiery flavors. DINE IN. Warm and clean interiors that complement the hot and savory menu. The restaurant’s name means “crystal” in Korean and yes, Soo Jung’s authentic menu makes it a real gem. […]
The very oriental red and white signboard of this Korean restaurant is hard to miss on the 3rd floor of RCBC Plaza Tower 2. Red Table, a casual, quick-service diner offers budget-friendly Korean dishes perfect for those who want to try a variety without having to spend much. From their noodle dishes to their popular Bibimbap, which you can customize to suit your taste, Red Table provides true Korean dish goodness in all its branches. It is also popular for its Onigiris (rice balls wrapped in nori) which come in two variants: the tuna & mayonnaise (P60) and kimchi (P55). An onigiri is wrapped separately from a sheet of dried […]
‘Original Korean Taste’ is how Bornga presents itself. And it has been offering nothing less than that to its local and foreign diners since the popular Korean restaurant opened its first branch in the Philippines last year. Its main restaurant is in Seoul and has more than 80 branches across Asia, a testament to the restaurant’s continuing success. The airy and classic-styled dining space At Bornga, you can enjoy authentic Korean flavors with ingredients that are imported from Korea. Its most popular dish is Masinchang Samgyeopsal (P390) that comes in soy sauce or spicy sauce. Vegetable lovers are sure to love its 7 to 9 kinds of fresh locally-grown Korean […]
If you are looking for an inexpensive yet satisfying treat, then Matgalne Korean Restaurant is the best stop for you. The name, which means “delicious and affordable”, speaks for itself. Matgalne is located along Meralco Ave., Ortigas, Pasig City. This restaurant offers buffet dining, where one can order unlimited pork and/or beef to be grilled, along with their side dishes, and can choose from the Korean dishes being served at the buffet table. They also offer additional or ala carte menu. BUFFET-ALL-YOU-CAN. This buffet table serves different Korean cuisines including Bibimbap, Gimbap, Chap Chapchae, Bulgogi and more. Matgalne uses authentic ingredients imported from Korea – from the meat, to the […]
Get a taste of authentic Korean grill on your table in Masil Charcoal Grill located in Brgy. Oranbo, Pasig City. Masil offers a wide range of delicacies for their customers, from side dishes to barbeques, and to their soups and main dishes. On 1997, Masil started as a small, family-owned cafe concept in Quezon City and later began to offer catering services, which is the second Korean catering service in the country. They transferred in Ortigas on 2009 because of the large population of Korean nationals in that city. The authenticity of the cuisine should be credited to the Korean cook, JS Yoon-Lim, the mother of Masil’s manger. All of […]
Tucked along the streets of Escriva are a chain of authentic Korean restaurants where the popular Jang Ga Nae is located. The establishment can seat around 28 people whose ambiance complements the Korean dining experience. Customers are treated with the quintessential complimentary side dishes while the meals are being cooked. The side dishes consist of assorted vegetables prepared and can vary depending on the restaurant, although the classic kimchi will always be there. Grilled Beef Belly (P390) Who doesn’t like grilling? Get their Grilled Beef Belly and grill it yourself. It’s part of the Korean dining experience. Anyhow, the meat portions provided are plentiful and are skillfully cut, ensuring that […]
– A new Korean restaurant on the block, Geum Sujang opened last February 2015 on Tomas Morato. With the head office located in South Korea, it was long since founded, dating back to 1974. On a mission to provide a wide variety of Korean food, they are notable for their eel and beef. The secret to a more memorable experience is the sesame oil, garlic and special chili sauce that gives a sour and spicy taste. Their Grilled Eel is highly recommended, such as the Eel Sushi Roll (P350). Their Korean BBQ classic is also a bestseller. – SMOKIN’ HOT. Grilled Eel. (1 kg / P2, 100)
Soga Miga is Korean restaurant located at Molito Commercial Complex in Alabang. It has a modern look and atmosphere when it comes to its interiors. Most of the patrons are Korean which only means that the food served is authentic. Inside Soga Miga The restaurant boasts its Korean-style chargrilled meat. Each table has its own hose on top, hanging from the ceiling. It is used to suck the smoke from grilling, so that there is no burnt, smoky smell. A variety of high-quality U.S. beef The beef served, such as the premium galbisal (P800), wagyu sirloin steak (P1,200) and wagyu chuck eye (P1,000), are from U.S. high quality. One […]
For those who want to fully immerse themselves in the Korean wave, K-Pub BBQ is the definitely a must-visit! Located at The Fort Strip in Bonifacio Global City, K-Pub BBQ is a meat-all-you-can experience while virtually transporting you to downtown Seoul. It is themed with KPop music and boasts high-end facilities: from their HD big screen that plays the most popular KPop music videos to the large stage that showcases live performances from celebrities not just from the Philippines but also from Korea itself. The walls are decorated with signed posters of famous KPop artists who visited the restaurant. This is indeed a sanctuary for a certified KPop fan. Don’t […]
(PHOTO 1) Grilled Beef Short Ribs (P330) (PHOTO 2) Dolsot Bibimbap (P270) Owned by a Korean chef with 20 years of experience in cooking, Sam Won Garden provides a family-friendly restaurant and keeps its traditional atmosphere. Sam Won Garden is known in Aguirre Avenue because of their authentic Korean cuisines for an affordable price, and friendly and accommodating Filipino staffs. Most of the customers are patrons and locals. The grilled beef short ribs (Photo 1) are a popular dish from their menu. They use good quality of beef produced in the Philippines. The Dolsot Bibimbap (Photo 2) is another best-seller. The seasoning for this is served separately so you can […]
This shabu-shabu restaurant has been in the business for three years. Managed and owned by a Korean, Shabu Yaki maintains its traditional look and atmosphere and offers only authentic Korean dishes. For only PHP 549, you can get the seafood set (Photo 1) with various vegetables, kimchi, salad, porridge and noodles. The beef is imported from the US. They offer the beef set at a reasonable price of PHP 499. For the the pork and short ribs (Photo 2), they are grilled and served with kimchi and 6 more appetizers.
(PHOTO 1) Special Bulgogi – PHP 450 (PHOTO 2) Hemul Pajeon – P450 (PHOTO 3) Gelbuchim -PHP 450 (PHOTO 4) Soondooboo Chige – PHP 280 Owned by Kyung Chun Lee, this restaurant serves authentic Korean food. They have 80 different exquisite food choices on the menu but the bestseller is their special bulgogi (Photo 1). The waiter assists in preparing this dish and serves it on a piping hot plate. Another popular dish from the menu is galbichim (Photo 3): stewed vegetables and ribs, carefully soaked in sauce. They also have the Korean-style pancake hemul pajeon (Photo 2) which is best dipped in their soy sauce. You can try the classic soup […]
Kaya is a Korean restaurant that is patronized by a lot of people, especially foreigners. One of its 6 Manila branches is located on Jupiter Street. When inside Kaya, you’ll notice its modern Korean interior that gives off a stylish ambiance. Customers can also grill some meat on the table and have a good time with their friends in the private room located on the 2nd floor. They can also add spices to their meals according to their tastes and choose from the wide range of kimchi and grilled meat available. Kaya is a restaurant recommended to those who wants to eat a lot because it offers free appetizer refills. *** Suggestions: Casual dinner […]
Are you worried about your health and calories but craving for delicious fried chicken? Then why not try Best of the Best Quality Chicken? BBQ is a restaurant that promotes healthy eating. It only uses olive oil from Italy for frying its chicken. In fact, BBQ is a restaurant based in Korea that already has 4,500 stores around 45 countries. The main branch in Korea is the one that manages the flavors of the dishes being served in all its outlets, keeping its flavors standard. Classic Fried Chicken and Spicy Fried Chicken and Grilled Chicken are just some of its popular dishes. However, among the regulars, the most ordered dish in this restaurant […]
The wife of Ara Korean Restaurant’s owner learned how to prepare the Korean food is served in the place; however, she added a twist in her menu to create a new and more delicious cuisine. Ara‘s interior has a South Korean traditional style, exuding a stylish ambiance in the whole place. If you want to spend more relaxing moments, private rooms are also available on its second floor. When it comes to ordering food, appetizers are served first. The sweet and cold pumpkin soup is just one of Ara’s appetizers that you might want to give a try. Also, please don’t hesitate to taste their kimchi. Others, especially children, might […]
Gokizip is an authentic Korean restaurant you can find in Adriatico Street, Malate. This restaurant’s chef is actually the one in charge of the meat department in the Hyundai Department store (a famous store in Korea) for 25 years. This makes Gokizip’s chef an expert in choosing the best meat for the customers. So, if you want to eat Korean cuisine with good quality meat, then this is the place for you. Aside from its appetizing meat, this restaurant also gives importance in delicately seasoning all of its dishes and appetizers.
Bamboo Bossam is a Korean restaurant located near BF Homes, along Aguirre Street. This restaurant has 2 private rooms that seems a bit small at first glance; however, when you go upstairs, it is very spacious. This restaurant’s menu is centered on home-cooked dishes such as Tofu Soup (P250). Even when you have already served this soup on the table, you’ll see that it’s still boiling! Moreover, the tofu’s refreshing flavor will counterbalance the spiciness.
Although Dongwon Garden is famous for its grilled meat and pot dishes, its Cold Noodles (P300) is an item worth eating too. According to the owner, the noodles are manufactured in the only potato starch production factory in Manila. After boiling the noodles for 20 seconds, it is ready to be served and eaten.
Jumong Restaurant has a homey atmosphere that will make you feel comfortable. Yukgaejang (P250) is this restaurant’s most popular dish. Its spicy soup is perfect when you have a hangover. Its spiciness stands out because of its rich and mellow taste. If you are lacking stamina, you might want to try Jumong’s noodle dish, Seorontan Soup (P250). Its nutritious soup is made of beef bones stewed for 3 days. You can add salt and pepper to add more flavour.