Dining Guide: 7 Local Korean Restaurants To Enjoy In Tampa

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published to News Break – follow me there.  Apparently Sa Ri One in Brandon has stopped offering AYCE Korean BBQ and is now charging per pound for meat according to a news tip. Please be advised. Korean food has been in Tampa for quite some time, but only really becameContinue reading “Dining Guide: 7 Local Korean Restaurants To Enjoy In Tampa”

Soobak

I went to Soobak with some friends last month was impressed with how good the food there was. Arriving early (for friends who always arrive late), I decided to order a California Roll to start my meal and was surprised with the generous portions and fresh taste of the roll. All the sushi rolls wereContinue reading “Soobak”

One Family Korean Restaurant

I have dined at One Family Korean Restaurant (known as Pine Tree Karaoke Cafe until 2010) for about 3 years now. Regarded by many as the best Korean restaurant in Tampa Bay and after searching high and low myself, I have to agree. One Family offers reasonable prices for dishes in comparison to the KoreanContinue reading “One Family Korean Restaurant”

Tomo Sushi

My friend and I have been planning to eat at Tomo Sushi for months, but something always comes up. We finally had a chance to have lunch yesterday, and I really enjoyed my first visit to this sushi restaurant. It’s located near USF on Bearss a short drive from Campus Lodge or Collegiate Hall. WeContinue reading “Tomo Sushi”

USF Dining Guide

Hungry by USF and wondering where to eat? Then check out my Dining Guide! A list of some of my favorite restaurants within a few miles of the University of South Florida Tampa Campus. Don’t waste money at disappointing restaurants again. Enjoy! http://blogs.creativeloafing.com/dailyloaf/2010/10/22/dining-guide-university-area-eats/

Sa Ri One for Priscilla’s Birthday

My good friend Priscilla decided to have her birthday dinner at Sa Ri One, a popular Korean restaurant in town, and in my opinion one of the best choices in the Tampa Bay area. The menu has lots of different choices at average prices. I tried Galbi-tang for the first time during this visit. ThisContinue reading “Sa Ri One for Priscilla’s Birthday”

Sa Ri One Lunch Box: New Korean To-Go by USF

Note: Sa Ri One Lunch Box has closed down. About 3 weeks ago Sa Ri One, one of my favorite Korean restaurants in Tampa, opened a new branch called Sa Ri One Lunch Box out by USF. Tuesday my friends and I dined at the original Sa Ri One on Cypress St. (more on thatContinue reading “Sa Ri One Lunch Box: New Korean To-Go by USF”

Pacific Grill: An Asian Fusion Experience in Brandon

Spicy Pork Bulgogi I recently went to Pacific Grill with some friends. I was pleasantly surprised with the authenticity of their food and the low prices for Korean cuisine. You can read more about my experience on my Creative Loafing article here: http://blogs.creativeloafing.com/dailyloaf/2010/10/07/pacific-grill-brandons-asian-bistro-experience/ Restaurant Name: Pacific Grill Address: 3452 Lithia Pinecrest Rd Valrico, FL 33596-6301 Phone Number:Continue reading “Pacific Grill: An Asian Fusion Experience in Brandon”

Korean Adventure: Seafood Pancake @ Sa Ri One

My latest Creative Loafing article is on my 1st time having seafood pancakes at Korean restaurant Sa Ri One. You can read it here: http://blogs.creativeloafing.com/dailyloaf/2010/09/21/korean-food-adventure-the-seafood-pancake-at-sa-ri-one-in-tampa/

Sam Oh Jung

After spending a day at Siesta Keys Beach I found myself wanting some Korean food. Unfortunately it was already late by the time we were leaving and traveling back to Tampa to a Korean restaurant there would take too long. Some searching online helped us find Sam Oh Jung in Bradenton (thanks to Coty S.Continue reading “Sam Oh Jung”