Bangia isn’t the kind of place you go when it’s light outside. The underground space doesn’t have any windows, and sitting alone in a big, dark soju bar is not in line with your New Year’s resolution to be a happier version of yourself. So come here with your friends who usually get a second wind around 1am, and order huge soju cocktails for the table along with bar food like pork belly, fried rice, and spicy chicken covered in mozzarella.
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Cho Dang Gol
Cho Dang Gol is a classic Korean restaurant in Koreatown that’s been around for several decades.
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A great East Village date night spot, especially when you get the adjacent cocktail lounge, Angel's Share, involved.
Atomix is a restaurant in Nomad where you sit around a counter and eat a 10-course, $175 Korean tasting menu. For a special experience, it’s worth it.
If that Dyson guy came up with Korean BBQ, Takashi is what it would look like. Modern, weird, excellent.
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Her Name is Han
Incredibly fun and serving some very delicious Korean food, Her Name Is Han is a no brainer.
Kang Ho Dong Baekjeong
Kang Ho Dong Baekjeong is quality Korean BBQ and a really good time in Midtown.
Turntable Chicken Jazz
Party time fried chicken in Midtown that’s absurdly addicting and a fun place to eat food if you don’t take yourself too seriously.
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