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there was a korean joint serving not the usual korean bbq but very interesting dishes maybe on N Judah street ? [San Francisco]

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anyone have any clue what i'm talking about ?

There might have been a whole fish plate there and beef short ribs in a date (? type) sauce ????

Thanks guys.

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  1. Judah runs east-west. Quick search show no Korean restaurants on Judah. Closest is Tofu Village on Irving, north of Judah.
    http://www.singlepage.com/tofu-villag...

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    1. re: wolfe

      hmm, maybe outer or inner sunset ?

    2. you're likely thinking of toyose on noriega

      1. Those dishes aren't that unusual.

        A whole grilled fish is probably yellow croaker or Jogi Gui

        Short ribs in braised a sweet sauce is Galbi Jjim

        Both are pretty common.

        Anything else to set this place apart?

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        1. re: drewskiSF

          hmm, it should be very comfort foodie, maybe a little cash only, and it should look pretty nondescript from the outside.

          i wish i saved the link for it. sorry guys.

          i'm pretty sure it's not toyose.

          1. re: kevin

            How new or old is the place you're thinking of?

        2. damn, guys,

          i think this was the place:
          (shoot, it's a bourdain fave joint, is that a bad thing) ?

          i'm pretty sure though not positive that this is it:

          http://www.chow.com/food-news/133647/...

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          1. re: kevin

            Just lost their lease and closed last month. May reopen somewhere someday.

            http://www.chow.com/search?q=to+hyang...

            1. re: Robert Lauriston

              Thanks Robert, i guess i waited too long.

              btw, are the dishes served here pretty sui generis so that they are not really being served in other parts of the city ?

              thanks.

              1. re: kevin

                I thought the most unique were two braised dishes, the Dwaeji Galbi Jjim or braised Pork Ribs and So Kori Jjim or braised Ox-tails.

                The beef short rib with sweet sauce dish you mentioned is the more typical braised meat dish you find.

              2. re: Robert Lauriston

                did it ever re-open ???????????????????

                thanks guys.