DduriBa

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Server recommendation #1: bajirakkalkuksu.  Miko was still talking about this dish the next day.

Rating: Two thumbs up
Date: 1/20/14
Time in: 6:12 PM
Time out: 7:12 PM
Server’s recommendations: Kimbap and fish cake, bajirakkalkuksu (noodle soup with short-necked clams)
What we ordered: Kagimandu (dumplings), kimbap and fish cake, bajirakkalkuksu, tteokbokgi

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Ddukbokki (although they use a different spelling).  We wished this was as good as the one at Chon Ju Jip. 😦
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At first we thought the thing on the left was soup, but it’s actually a white kimchi (or something like that).  I (Jenne) ate about 95% of those yellow pickles.
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Kimchi was fine.
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Nick’s ramen had instant noodles but it was very tasty.
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We all loved these dumplings, which seemed homemade!
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Server recommendation #2, kimbap with fish cake.  We were all surprised how much we liked the kimbap!  However, no one was surprised how much Miko liked the fish cake.

Number in our party: 4 (with Laura and Nick as guest judges)
Final check amount: $37.20
Price per person: $9.25

NOTES

  • The tteokbokgi is really spicy, and it’s still not as flavorful as other versions we’ve had.  Chon Ju Jip’s is better!
  • The noodle soup dishes are quite delicious.  The broth is yummy!  (I REALLY like the clam noodle soup.)
  • We greatly appreciate the homemade dumplings.
  • The kimbap is unexpectedly delicious and satisfying, although the fish cakes are a little too fishy.
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We thought this was the nicest CASH ONLY sign we’d ever seen.  Usually they do take cards, though.

RESTAURANT INFORMATION  
Address: 4425 Convoy St
Phone number: 858.560.0990
Noise level: 2
Accepts credit cards?  Not at the moment
Parking: A pretty small shared lot
Ideal group size: 1-4

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