Boston doesn’t have a Koreatown in the same way that Los Angeles and New York City have Koreatowns, but it’s got Allston, and that’s a very good thing. 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.
But Allston isn’t the only neighborhood in and around Boston for Korean: Cambridge, Somerville, and Arlington have their own jams, and the city proper outside of Rat City has several good spots too. Here are a dozen 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