New Jersey’s 10 best Korean barbecue restaurants, ranked -

2022-10-02 00:19:46 By : Mr. Shaohui Zheng

Meat Presentation at Taste 1080 in Fort Lee, NJ. (Lauren Musni | NJ Advance Media)

Korean barbecue, often referred to as KBBQ or gogi-gui (meaning grilled meat in Korean), is unlike any traditional American barbecue you’ve ever had. Marinated and seasoned meats — thinly sliced pork belly, bulgogi (marinated beef; translates to “fire meat”) and short ribs — are charred to perfection on a grill plate right in front of customers, making for a perfect interactive dining experience.

Lucky for us, New Jersey is home to some of the most vibrant Korean enclaves in the country, namely in Bergen County: Fort Lee, Palisades Park, Leonia and onward. Last year, Thrillist named Fort Lee as the country’s best Korean barbecue destination, so you know the Garden State is offering some unbeatable KBBQ.

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