1 E 32nd St | Midtown | Korean | $$$
Sunday to Wednesday from 11am to 1am
Thursday from 11am to 2am
Friday and Saturday from 11am to 6am
Smack in the middle of Koreatown, a block away from the Empire State, you will find Kang Ho Dong Baekjeong serving the best Korean barbecue with prime cuts of meat. The area may be slightly touristy and busy, but the place is worth a try. Korean barbecue is a very convivial dining experience where different meats, vegetables, kimchee and cheese come in small plates and you grill on the spot, to your liking. You will also be able to try Soju, the Korean alcohol that is (too) easy to drink. Lots of famous people eat here, like Anthony Bourdain, and the place is open in the wee hours over the weekend so you can have a meal after clubbing. The good thing is that a huge part of the clientele is Korean.