When you’re Korean and you want to go all out, you go to a barbecue restaurant, but when you want simple, cheap Korean food, you go to a “boonshik jip” (분식집; boonshik literally meaning minute meal and jip meaning house), a casual restaurant specializing in Korean fast food. There’s many boonshik restaurants in New Jersey, but the place my family and I visit most often is Dok Ka Bi (독깨비; goblin in Korean). MORE »
My KFC spot, Bon Chon, in K-Town went rogue and changed their name to Mad for Chicken. This week I went to see if they’re still the real deal. Read my review, “Raising the Bar: Wings Gone Rogue at Mad for Chicken,” at SE:NY. A few things are different, but if you want to celebrate the Yankees’ World Series win tonight with wings and beer, Mad for Chicken is a good bet.