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Mike Kilgore Sep 10, 2001 09:02 AM

Has anyone tried this little stand alone place right on the NE corner of Santa Monica Blvd. and Wellesley? It says it is a Korean Grill on the outside. No inside to sit down, just a few stools in front. Looks chowhoundish, but you never know.

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    Belafkih Sep 11, 2001 05:33 PM

    Ate there today for lunch. I've passed it several times before wondering how it would be, but usually told myself "I'll eat there next time". Its not bad, for fast/cheap food. Its a Korean BBQ place that has short ribs, beef, chicken shrimp with rice, bean sprouts and a salad. Its only "Korean" just as a Teriyaki place is "Japanese". Food is decent and cheap for fast food (although they cook it fresh). $5 bucks got me a beef teriyaki type plate and it came with a seaweed-miso type soup that was pretty good.

    No real "authentic" Korean foods (kim-bap, bulgoki, etc), but not bad for a quick lunch that beats (what doesn't) Yoshinoya or the other "japanese fast food" places on Santa Monica. I'll come back and eat there when I'm in the mood for rice/teriyaki type foods.

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      Mike Kilgore Sep 12, 2001 10:27 PM

      Thanks for the info. I'll have to give it a try next time I am considering grabbing a fast food burger. Was it a coincidence that you went then, or did my question have something to do with it? I only ask because it was so funny that you went the day the post appeared.

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        Belafkih Sep 13, 2001 01:11 AM

        I saw your post, and I had a curiosity to try it. :-)

        I've usually drive past it 2-3 times a week when I'm driving to eat somewhere else around the area (California Sushi Roll, Rubios, etc.) but I've never had the chance to try it.

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