Category Archives: Mandoo

Haioreum Frozen Dumplings, Kimchi and Vegetable Styles

Rating:  Haioreum appears to be the house brand of the H Mart chain of Asian grocery stores.  H Marts are known for giving out lots of free samples on weekends and my local one is my favorite place to grocery shop. … Continue reading

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Return to Mandoo Bar, NY NY

Korea Town’s Mandoo Bar is known for the cooks at the front window making and cooking fresh dumplings and has been around for years now. Over that time they have expanded the menu a lot from its original focus on … Continue reading

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ChoripDong Frozen Dumplings

Rating:   I grabbed these dumplings pretty much at random out of the dumpling freezer case at H-Mart on 32nd street.  The ChoripDong line of foods are distributed by Seoul Trading Inc, USA which has been in business for over … Continue reading

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Mandoo Bar Dumplings to go, New York, NY

I recently discovered that Mandoo Bar will sell you freshly made, raw dumplings, ten to an order, to take home.   The dumplings are dusted with flour which absorbs the oil during pan frying, so you will need to use … Continue reading

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Hangawi, New York, NY

Hangawi is a vegan Korean restaurant in midtown Manhattan.  They serve a lot of creative vegan interpretations of traditional Korean dishes in a classical Korean restaurant setting – shoes are removed at the door and you sit on the floor … Continue reading

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Mukeunji/Son Ja Jang/Conveyor belt sushi bar, New York, NY

Mukeunji//Son Ja Jang/Conveyor belt sushi bar is a odd New York City multi-restaurant venue. In addition to being a traditional Korean restaurant, Mukeunji also houses Son Ja Jang, a Chinese hand-pulled noodle restaurant, and in the back, houses a conveyor belt sushi … Continue reading

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Gogogi, Washington Heights, NY

My day job has been crazy lately so I have been doing more take-out dumplings than I should. Gogogi is probably the Northern-most Korean restaurant in Manhattan, there are plenty of sushi joints run by Koreans in Northern Manhattan, but … Continue reading

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Sun Kim Bop, Seoul Street Food Truck, Amherst MA

The Sun Kim Bop food truck hit the streets in Western MA in winter 2013-2014 but I just spotted it this past weekend on the Amherst commons.  Despite its signage the Sun Kim Bop doesn’t really provide the full Seoul … Continue reading

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The Mill Korean Restaurant, New York, NY

The Mill Korean Restaurant is an ex-diner turned Korean restaurant near Columbia University.  The Mill (ne Mill Luncheonette) was originally a greasy spoon diner with an Orthodox Jewish owner that in the early 90s began a slow-motion metamorphosis into a … Continue reading

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Han Bat, Manhattan, NY

Han Bat is a Korean restaurant in Manhattan, situated on the periphery of Korea Town.  They have a full menu of Korean restaurant staples, but when it comes to dumplings they only serve Mandoo Gui, the fried pork Mandoo. The … Continue reading

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