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Korean Jajangmyun near Times Square?

lecker Jun 2, 2008 12:26 PM

Anyone know of a place to get great Korean JaJangmyun near Times Square?I'm craving it desperately. Otherwise, can you recommend a good Asian restaurant in that area? I'll be going into NYC later this week. Thanks for any recommendations!

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    banjolinana RE: lecker Jun 3, 2008 07:32 AM

    You should simply walk down about 10 blocks to Korea town on 32nd b/w broadway and fifth ave. Step into any one of those korean restaurants and you can order it on the menu. Jajangmyun is a dish typically found on most korean menus. Try Kun Jip, Gum Gang San or Won Jo to suggest a few

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      lecker RE: banjolinana Jun 10, 2008 10:17 AM

      Thanks for the suggestions. I will try them out.

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        bigjeff RE: lecker Jun 11, 2008 07:12 PM

        you don't even have to go as far as 10 blocks, walk 7 blocks down to 35th street and walk to Hyo Dong Gak (51 West 35th, just east of 6th avenue); they've got a great JJM in various incarnations as well as nice mandoogui and all the classics, jjampong, etc.

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          lecker RE: bigjeff Sep 15, 2008 01:45 PM

          Thanks! I haven't tried Hyo Dong Gak but it's on my list for my next trip into the city.

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            Miss Needle RE: lecker Sep 16, 2008 06:54 AM

            Second Hyo Dong Gak. Also I have to say that you cannot get this dish in every Korean restaurant. It's not a Korean dish but a Korean-Chinese (or Chinese-Korean according to my Chinese husband) one. There's another Korean-Chinese restaurant on 32nd Street called Shanghai Mong, but Hyo Dong Gak's better.

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