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Na-Re Korean Kitchen: Modern Korean Cuisine in Burnaby

Earlier this year, I noticed a new Korean restaurant on Edmonds Street in the former haunts of iThai so I dropped by for a visit in early January. The interior is a bit spartan in terms of decor but the servers were friendly and helpful.
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Queen’s Cafe: Asian Fusion Eats

I’ve often said that the corner of Kingsway and Salibury in Burnaby is like the Bermuda Triangle for restaurants. I’ve lost count of how many restaurants that have come and gone in this spot. Well, a new restaurant showed up here quite some time ago but I’ve kind of avoided it… wondering if it would close like all of the others before it.
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Dooboo: Soft Tofu Soup

Back in October of 2017, a new sundubu restaurant called DooBoo opened up in the former location of Kenzo Japanese Noodle House on the corner of Kingsway and Griffiths. Sundubu refers to soft tofu which is usually prepared in a stew in Korean cuisine. You can see their cute mascot on their wall, an anthropomorphized piece of tofu sitting in a bowl of simmering soup like it was a hot tub.
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Sooda Korean BBQ: Cheese Corn

Sooda Korean BBQ is a relatively newish Korean restaurant that opened up around May 2017 that is situated in the former Fire Pots location. Evidence of the former restaurant can be seen with the Fire Pots branding still displayed on the in-laid table elements as well as the fire pots hanging from the ceiling.
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Oh! Zzhu Sam Korean Restaurant: Dolsot Bibimbap

It never surprises me how often restaurants come and go… it’s a tough business, especially in a fickle place like Vancouver. I was driving by the Edmonds area of Burnaby last December when I noticed that a new restaurant had recently replaced Lui’s Chinese Restaurant. The thing that really caught my eye was the name of the new restaurant… Oh! Zzhu Sam Korean Restaurant.

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Chosun BBQ Korean Restaurant – Revisit

Considering how many times that I drive by Chosun BBQ Korean Restaurant, you’d think that I’d come here more often. Read the rest of this entry

Morak Korean Fusion Restaurant

There’s this great little Korean restaurant that opened up in the old Tomoya Japanese Restaurant location.  Yes, the parking lot next door is still a tight fit but there is metered street parking available outside. Read the rest of this entry

Sa Rang Chae – Korean Food on Edmonds

Sa Rang Chae is located right next door to Osaka Island in a little mini-mall on Edmonds.  Lunch here during the weekday is pretty dead but at least that means that the food comes out pretty quick. Read the rest of this entry

Kenzo Japanese Noodle House

I’ve often seen Kenzo Japanese Noodle House as I drive past it on Kingsway but from the reviews, I couldn’t really tell if this was a Japanese or Korean place… not that it really matters. Read the rest of this entry

Insadong Korean BBQ and Seafood Restaurant

Insadong is a pretty popular Korean restaurant along the Burnaby/Coquitlam border but it was very quiet when we visited for lunch during the weekday… which suits me just fine because I’ve been getting tired of fighting through all of the masses of people at the mall during xmas shopping.

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