photo credit: Nate Watters

tabletop with Korean dishes on it, like kimchi fried rice topped with an egg sunny side up, kalbi short ribs, tofu stew, and various banchan.

Korean Tofu House



University District

$$$$Perfect For:Casual Weeknight DinnerLunchDining SoloSerious Take-Out Operation
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Right off The Ave, there’s a crowded basement packed with chatty students, steamy windows, and that vague awkwardness that happens when you enter a room and nobody notices. No, this isn't a UW fraternity party. It’s Korean Tofu House. And instead of the various vices found at college keggers, there are sizzling skillets of short ribs and umami-filled pots of kimchi tofu stew while trays of banchan whizz by. Try not to fill up on the sesame bean sprouts and fish cakes before your first entree arrives.

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