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How do you like to eat your Korean BBQ - plain, lettuce, rice?

fldhkybnva Feb 15, 2013 10:44 AM

What's your preferred method? I was recently introduced to the lettuce wrap method and it's great? How do you like your Korean BBQ?

  1. fldhkybnva Feb 16, 2013 09:21 AM

    For the lettuce fans, is there a lettuce that you like best either for crunch or wrap ability?

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      gordeaux Feb 15, 2013 08:13 PM

      IMO, fresh of the charcoal beef kalbi, and flaming hot kimchi with plain old steamed white rice is one of the most perfect food combos ever.

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      1. re: gordeaux
        fldhkybnva Feb 15, 2013 10:26 PM

        I agree, especially when it's that lovely slightly sticky style rice

      2. Chemicalkinetics Feb 15, 2013 07:17 PM

        All. I do like lettuce because of the refreshing contrast. Rice is much easier to work with. Sometime, I just like to eat it plain. So to answer your question: Which do I like? I like all of them.

        1. Tripeler Feb 15, 2013 06:17 PM

          I like wrapping it in lettuce the best, followed by as-is with kimchi.

          1. luckyfatima Feb 15, 2013 03:05 PM

            I do some lettuce wraps and also some bites of meat with rice at the same meal. Love the sesame-kochujang dipping paste as well as the mixed soy sauce that come with the BBQ, as well as the banchan.

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              kengk Feb 15, 2013 12:23 PM

              With a fork. Rice and plenty of kimchi to go with plus other interesting (read I don't know half of it is) banchan.

              1. alliegator Feb 15, 2013 12:16 PM

                I'm more of a rice girl. somehow I always make a mess of lettuce wraps.

                1. juliejulez Feb 15, 2013 10:59 AM

                  I like to do it all different ways....some lettuce, some with rice some with lettuce and rice, some plain, etc etc Each way makes it different, and I like each one.

                  1. jpr54_1 Feb 15, 2013 10:46 AM

                    lettuce, rice and spice paste

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