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yum Oct 16, 2006 07:10 AM

ok...don't get mad because i am going to be so vague about this place. it's on olympic and...8th? 4th? right on the corner.. before you hit vermont from coming fro the west side. they have mesquite bbq with rice paper and daikon wraps. what is the name of this place? and is it still good? thanks for your help!

  1. scurvy Oct 16, 2006 03:15 PM

    soot bull jeep?

    1. TechGirl Oct 16, 2006 07:13 PM

      Shik Do Rak?

      1. SumYungGai Oct 16, 2006 07:26 PM

        Manna?

        Shik Do Rak is east of Vermont, so that probably rules that out. Soot Bull Jeep is on 8th, but they use charcoal there instead of mesquite, so that probably rules Soot Bull Jeep out.

        Manna is located at 3377 W. Olympic Blvd. on the northeast corner of a small street (Gramercy Drive), and they serve those rice paper wraps. I don't recall whether mesquite is used. Manna is always crowded and lively. If you have a big group, are looking for all-you-can-eat Korean bbq, and don't mind a little wait or noise, Manna may be a good choice for you. The quality of meat is probably better at other Korean restaurants, though (like the aforementioned Shik Do Rak and Soot Bull Jeep).

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          MeowMixx Oct 16, 2006 07:55 PM

          hmmm, I have no idea. Olympic .... chosun galbi? but that's before Western. Olympic and Vermont is where Hodori, SoKongDong, Hannam Market are.....sorry!

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            rameniac Oct 16, 2006 07:59 PM

            LOL i know exactly which one you're thinking of. was just there last night and was trying to decipher the exact same thing. it's the place at minimall opposite weinerschnitzel; the restaurant is decked out like a cave with faux rock walls. the main sign is all in korean, but my intrepid friend took a picture of the door with actual romanized text on it - Cham Sut Gol!

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              MeowMixx Oct 16, 2006 08:01 PM

              The cave with faux rock walls - are you talking about Shik Do Rak on Olmypic and Hoover?

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                rameniac Oct 16, 2006 08:04 PM

                naw it's much west of hoover - olympic and 4th avenue. i just checked the photo - "welcome to cham sut gol." pretty good actually. maybe there was a clearance sale on faux rock walls around the time these two places went up!

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                yum Oct 17, 2006 04:20 AM

                YESSSS!! thank you! now i can sleep.. i need to get there. what do you recommend there?

              3. Schweinhaxen Oct 16, 2006 08:10 PM

                Definitely CHAM SUT GOL. Highly recommended, and yes the cave setting is quite cheesy.

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                  rameniac Oct 16, 2006 08:16 PM

                  yea we had the hardest time coordinating with friends on how to get there. but it did turn out to be very good. the gyu tongue in particular was excellent, sliced super thin, with a sesame oil/salt&pepper dipping sauce that was better than most you find at other similar places.

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                  jwn Oct 16, 2006 08:25 PM

                  the only kbbq that has daikon wrap that i know if is MU-DUNG-SAN near the ktown galleria on western (x olympic) across the street from el cholo.

                  1. tatertots Oct 17, 2006 05:22 AM

                    There's also Ma Dang Sae on James Wood (9th St.) and Vermont Southwest corner, make-shift valet parking in the back). They have the wasabi moo and the rice paper wrappers. I believe it's $15 all you can eat per person with alcohol, but I'm not sure.

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