“Under promise, over deliver.” I live by this saying. You’re always going to be a hero when you blow away expectations. (Never mind the fact you’re usually the one setting those expectations at an all-time low.) That’s more or less the reason why I love simple foods and hole-in-the-wall restaurants. They have the greatest potential for surprising and delighting.
That’s especially true when you subconsciously cap their potential based on factors like their location—say, in a strip mall that shares parking with a gas station. Which is exactly the case with Korean BBQ, a restaurant so simply named that you have to wonder if it’s an authentic Korean joint, or merely a meta-hipster interpretation of Korean barbecue. Spoiler alert: it’s pretty authentic, and there’s nary a hipster in sightRead More