Korean culture has truly captured the heart of many Filipinos. K-dramas, K-pop music, celebrities like Sandara Park and Lee Min Ho, Korean fashion and cosmetics, and even smartphone brands like Samsung and LG are very much appreciated here in the Philippines.
The Korean cuisine has also captured the taste of the Filipinos, wherein kimchi, ginseng and soju may be the most popular. No wonder why Korean restaurants have sprouted around the country. So if you are craving for a Korean food, you might want to try this newly opened Korean buffet restaurant in SM City San Jose del Monte, the Korea Gangnam Buffet located at the lower ground floor of the mall where you can also enjoy the scenic view of the mall’s lagoon area.
Korea Gangnam Buffet is the first Korean buffet restaurant in San Jose del Monte City and this is their first restaurant in all SM Supermalls owned by Mr. Hwang Young Soo, a 52-year-old educator who also owns a language school for Koreans in Quezon City. The idea of putting up a restaurant started because they are serving Korean and Filipino dishes for their students and teachers.
Samgyeopsal is the specialty of Korea Gangnam Buffet. It is a thick, fatty slices of pork belly meat commonly served as an evening meal. The meat usually neither marinated nor seasoned, it is a grilled meat and typically served with Korean vegetables and lettuce to wrap it in. The restaurant serves different menus everyday with 70 percent Korean, 20 percent Filipino dishes, and 10 percent beverages.
For only 358 (+ VAT) pesos you can already enjoy all the dishes served. For more information and updates, you can visit the Korea Gangnam Buffet official Facebook page at www.facebook.com/KoreaGangnamBuffet.