Boston doesn’t have a Koreatown in the same way that Los Angeles and New York City do but it’s got Allston, a young and bustling neighborhood packed with casual and fun Korean dining options. Harvard and Brighton avenues are lined with great Korean restaurant after great Korean restaurant. Kimchi fried rice? Check. Galbi and bulgogi on an open flame in the middle of the dinner table? Check. Crispy fried chicken wings? Double check.
Lately, Boston has also been attracting Korean-based restaurant groups to set up shop, such as Gopchang Story, a barbecue place that specializes in grilled beef intestines. But in neighborhoods such as Cambridge and Somerville, you’ll also find mom-and-pops that have been around for a generation or two. Here are ten of the best — some more traditional, some leaning in a more modern or fusion direction. Go eat all the banchan you can handle.Read More