Pre-COVID, I could always count on Korean-American Cliff Cho’s Fat Buddha on Avenue A for Friday or Saturday night drinks, old school hip hop, and a curated rotation of DJ’s. Although Fat Buddha is where I’d typically go for drinks on a night out, the food menu is also incredible and filled with Korean-inspired dishes, like the Buddha bao buns with bulgogi beef wrapped in a pillowy bao bun and drizzled in gochujang and garlic mayo, and the kimchi jungle fries - a pile of fries topped with bulgogi beef, bacon, kimchi, cheese, and scallions. Because of the pandemic, the indoor space is still currently closed, but they offer their food menu to-go via their website.
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