Though it only occupies a short Manhattan block, New York City’s Koreatown is full of Korean culture and bustling with customers in and out of supermarkets, karaoke bars, cosmetic stores and restaurants; many traveling from distant locations to get a taste of authentic Korean cuisine. We take a look at the best delicious Korean dishes and where to find them in Koreatown.
Known for its overall simplicity with a complex assortment of ingredients, bibimbap is a common dish served in a bowl with steamed sticky white rice mixed with vegetables, mushrooms, beef, egg and red chili pepper paste (gochujang), used to add spice and flavor. The convenience of this dish lies in its versatility; you can substitute, remove or add extra ingredients and the taste will remain just as delicious. Bibimbap is considered a healthy dish that can help reduce the risk of obesity due to its low fat content. Since bibimbap is a popular dish that is quick and easy to make. The best bibimbap in K-town can be found at Madangsui, a Korean barbecue restaurant that provides not only a variety of meat dishes but also a vast selection of bibimbap specials on its menu.
Madangsui, 35 West 35th Street, New York, NY, USA +1 212 564 9333