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Kang Ho Dong Baekjong: 99 Essential Restaurants 2013 

Thursday, Feb 28 2013
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While PSY's hit tune "Gangnam Style" was taking over the airwaves last summer, another portly Korean superstar was making his debut in Los Angeles. Actor-comedian Kang Ho Dong's fame in these parts, though, came thanks to cuts of meat rather than annoyingly unforgettable electro-pop hooks. At Kang Ho Dong Baekjong, still the hottest ticket for Korean barbecue these days, cuts of rib-eye are beautifully marbled, the marinated pork belly sliced just so, and the dosirak, a kimchi-studded rice bowl shaken tableside with a gooey fried egg, is one of the most entertaining side dishes we've ever seen. Service is exceptionally prompt, bottles of soju are cracked open by the case, and each tableside grill is surrounded by a tiny moat containing cheese-corn and steamed egg custard. This is not only one of the city's tastiest Korean restaurants, it's also the most fun. 3465 W. Sixth St., Koreatown; (213) 384-9678. Open Mon.-Thurs. & Sun., 11:30 a.m.-1 a.m.; Fri.-Sat., 11:30 a.m.-2 a.m. Entrees $15-$25. Beer and wine.

 

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The 99 Essential Restaurants List:

A-Frame
Alma
Angelini Osteria
Animal
Attari Sandwich Shop
Bäco Mercat
Bar Amá
The Bazaar
Bestia
BierBeisl
Bludso's
Cacao Mexicatessen
Canelé
La Casita Mexicana
Cemitas Poblanas Elviritas
Chichen Itza
Chung King
Cole's
Coni'Seafood
Cube Cafe & Marketplace
Din Tai Fung
Eva
Father's Office
Fred 62
Gjelina
Golden Deli
Go's Mart
Il Grano
Guelaguetza
Guisados
Hatfield's
Ha Tien Quan
Hawkins House of Burgers
Hayat's Kitchen
El Huarache Azteca
Huckleberry
The Hungry Cat
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Jar
Jitlada
JTYH Heavy Noodle II
Kang Ho Dong Baekjong
Kiriko
Kiyokawa
Kogi Truck
Krua Siri
L&E Oyster Bar
Langer's
Little Dom's
Lucques
Ludo Truck
Lukshon
Mariscos Jalisco
Matsuhisa
Meals by Genet
Mélisse
Milo and Olive
Mo-Chica
Musso & Frank
Nem Nuong Ninh Hoa
Nickel Diner
Night + Market
Oinkster
Osteria Mozza
Pann's
Pa-Ord Noodle
El Parian
Park's BBQ
Philippe the Original
Picca
Pink's
Pizzeria Mozza
Playa
Pollo a la Brasa
Providence
R&R Soul Food
Ración
Red Medicine
Ricky's Fish Tacos
Rivera
Rocio's Moles de los Dioses
Salt's Cure
Sapp Coffee Shop
Savoy Kitchen
Sea Harbour
Shanghai No. 1 Village Seafood
Soban
Son of a Gun
Sotto
Spago
The Spice Table
Superba Snack Bar
Tacos Leo
The Tasting Kitchen
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