Over 100 Korean businesses and 20,000 people are packed into the single city block of Koreatown. Come on a walk of my four favorite hidden gems of the neighborhood. We'll eat made-to-order dumplings, sample Asian-inspired western desserts, discover a secret rooftop bar and stroll a quirky market. Along the way, I'll share with you everything you need to know to find the best of the best. Cheers! Geon-bae! 건배!
I am all about exploring local history, architecture, food and art to learn about how places came to be. You can find me in search of hidden places, tasty dim sum, high-design speakeasies, skyline vistas and other ingredients to build the perfect day.
Step right up to the window and watch the maestros and maestras at work.
This informal dessert boutique is popular with the thirtysomething locals, twentysomething students and Asian teenieboppers alike.
We’re heading to Midtown West’s best kept secret. March into the incandescent lobby of the Hampton Inn Hotel and proceed to the elevators. …
We end with a celebration of Korean food and culture at H Mart, the wildly popular, upscale Korean grocery store. The name is shortened for…
The Spot Dessert isn’t there anymore, but the dumplings were great!!
Jan 30, 2019
Nov 19, 2018