Cho Dan Gol, like its next-door neighbor Han Bat, is a few blocks away from the rest of the Korean restaurants, bars, and businesses located on West 32nd St. between 5th and 6th avenues.
Cho Dan Gol has a cozy, warm dining room that makes me think this is what a restaurant in the Korean countryside would look like. They specialize in fresh tofu dishes and stews, and, in my opinion, have the best kimchi in Koreatown. I usually order kimchi boekhuem, which is pork, kimchi, and some onions and peppers stir-fried and served with huge slices of fresh tofu. I have to warn you that this dish is very spicy, so if you are sensitive to spicy food, you may want to pass on this one. Unfortunately, I w...Read More