Yet Tuh

Today’s post offers two takes on a little korean spot I’d heard about long in advance of getting to the appropriate portion of Buford Highway: Yet Tuh. This spot is a little tricky to locate – we only the potential of the shopping center it from the parking lot of Woo Nam. From Buford Highway, […]

Woo Nam Jeong Stone Bowl House

Finally, after two years of Buford Highway adventures, we finally reached Woo Nam Jeong Stone Bowl House. I have heard nothing but good things about this spot since I got into the Buford Highway scene. Adam and I went by late on a Sunday night, about an hour before closing time. The restaurant was fairly […]

Man Chun Hong

We are beginning to reach the end of the high-density section of Buford Highway with this project. We’ve already passed the end of the classical definition of the Buford Highway cultural corridor – less than 9 miles of Buford Highway’s 50-mile length. But there is one last cluster of high density, and that is where […]

Cho Dang Tofu House

Cho Dang Tofu House is a korean restaurant in an interesting gray and red building just north of the intersection of Buford Highway and Oakcliff Road. Adam and I stopped in as part of our continuing Buford Highway exploration. We beat the dinner rush and were quickly seated by friendly staff in an interior that […]

White Windmill Bakery and Cafe

After a lovely meal at Cho Sun Ok, Adam, Ashley, Stephen and I moseyed up the road to White Windmill Bakery and Cafe. This is like a Mozart, Paris Baguette, or Sweet Hut – a pretty nice asian-american bakery with drinks and desserts. This place is big, and it was crowded when we were there […]

Cho Sun Ok

For this week’s Buford Highway experience, Adam and I were joined by Ashley and Stephen. We had an awkward incident at El Dorado, and moved along to Cho Sun Ok, a korean restaurant just north of the Treasure Village shopping center. Upon entering, we were asked if we wanted to do korean barbecue at a […]

China Village Restaurant

This unique restaurant closed during the summer of 2015. For this week’s Buford Highway Food Expedition, Adam and I swung by El Dorado, a joint underneath the Shooter Alley whose sign proclaims it to be a restaurant and cantina, but it was super sketchy-looking. Plus it was evening-time, and Shooter Alley was hoppin’. We decided […]

Hae Woon Dae

First and foremost, let me take a moment to say that Hae Woon Dae is our 100th Buford Highway Food Expedition dining experience! Wow! It’s been a long time since I used the project’s full name, Buford Highway Food Expedition, but this project of exploration and cultural education is at the core of the food […]

Don Quixote Restaurant

Last week, I was a little confused, and thought that our meal that evening would be our 100th on Buford Highway. It turned out it was just #99, which leaves the excitement for this week instead! Anyway I was a bit ticked to see Don Quixote, since our first post ever was Pancho’s, a Mexican […]

Kang Nam

A few weeks back, before life started stomping all over my blogging schedule, Adam and I went to Kang Nam, they next stop on our northerly march up Buford Highway. Just north of Baldino’s, and across the street from the shopping center that houses Gu’s Bistro, Kang Nam’s sign proclaims Japanese Restaurant but also features […]

Honey Pig

A few weeks back, Adam and I met several of my coworkers and friends, including Anish at Honey Pig in Duluth, for a night of all-you-can-eat korean barbecue – and plenty of soju. Honey Pig is a small chain, with about a dozen locations from coast to coast (as far as I can tell, I […]

Buford Highway Farmers Market

This week Adam and I finally got to dine at the Buford Highway Farmers Market food court. We’ve been to the Buford Highway Farmers Market many times, as we regularly shop there, but we’d never eaten anything other than samples before. On a Sunday afternoon, we dropped by to get acquainted with the food court/cafeteria […]

Han Il Kwan

Last week, Adam and I finally went to Han Il Kwan for this lil’ ole blog of mine. We have been to Han Il Kwan several times before, most often with Adam’s boss and his korean wife, who helps us have a better experience through minimizing communication issues. This time, we with Adam’s boss and […]

Ssam Burger

Last week, our Friday lunch crew (this week including Anish, Anthony, Uy, and Jaimyn) at work headed to the Westside to eat at Ssam Burger. Anish got wind of Ssam Burger from this Zagat article about international burgers. He and I both got the Kimcheese mentioned in the article, and as an added bonus, I […]

Korea Garden

Korea Garden is closed, but both the shirt and the dress live on… Last week Adam and I dropped by Korea Garden, the next eatery on our trek up Buford Highway. Things have been hectic and stressful lately, so it was nice to get out together and try to relax. Since we happened to be […]

Yen Jing Chinese Restaurant

This week for our Buford Highway excursion, Adam and I visited Yen Jing Chinese Restaurant, replete with a super-precious sign on the front door. This place is surprisingly huge (full width of the photo below), and has the air of a place that was once very, very nice and very busy, but isn’t as much […]


Ultimate sadness – Sobban closed in December of 2015. Owners have pledged that Heirloom Market’s little sister will rise again one day… I’ll be waiting! I finally made it to Sobban this week – not once, but twice! The first time was with Grant and Marie and I was so excited, partially because it had […]

Milano Bakery And Cafe

Closed… sadness… For this week’s Buford Highway restaurant review, Ashley, Stephen, Adam and I went to Milano’s Bakery and Cafe. Ashley is a regular here, and the owner recognized her right away. The inside is nice and welcoming… not too fancy or too casual, too open or too cluttered. We’ve seen all kinds on this […]