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K-town places for tripe or beef tongue?

adorno Jan 7, 2009 05:49 PM

Are there any places in K-town whose tripe or tongue you really like? I notice that some tripe dishes are really expensive ($30 or so in places where other dishes are around 12-15) and I'd like to stay away from those options if possible.


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    Pan RE: adorno Jan 7, 2009 06:11 PM

    There's a good offal plate at Gam Mee Ok. I haven't had it in some time, so I'm trying to remember what's in it. I think it includes intestine, liver, tongue, and sundae (the sausage, not the ice cream thingy). I'm sure it doesn't cost $30.

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      Lau RE: Pan Jan 7, 2009 06:12 PM

      its ok, the best thing on the plate is the soondae, the rest of the stuff is overcooked (kind of dry)

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        bigjeff RE: Lau Jan 11, 2009 06:40 PM

        i think I've gotten the beef plate at ganmeeok which has maybe 2 or 3 cuts, including tongue. this is the one with a big pile of julienned scallion in the middle; it wasn't a ton of food for the cost since it was thing slivers, but delicious and fatty nevertheless.

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          Lau RE: bigjeff Jan 11, 2009 06:51 PM

          you're right the plate is called soo yook and its pretty good at gam me oak, i forgot they had it

          the other plate of soon dae is just ok although the soon dae itself isn't bad

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            bigjeff RE: Lau Jan 12, 2009 09:52 AM

            ya the other parts are so so. but sometimes those peppers are hot! i love the place but it scares me a bit that the salt they have on the table is MSG-salt. still damn good tho. and of course, the most bad-ass turnip kimchi on the block.

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              JasonChow RE: bigjeff Jan 13, 2009 06:29 AM

              Kun Jip has a plate of beef knees and cartiledge with the spicey scallions as a garnish. Very very good!!!
              Does that count as offal?

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