Hwaro: San Francisco

Asian fusion is one of the most popular concept for restaurants nowadays and Hwaro in San Francisco is no exception.

By its own description, Hwaro is a Korean restaurant featuring “traditional cooking with a California twist.” This includes a mix of authentic Korean cuisine and one-of-a-kind dishes!

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Gen Korean BBQ House: San Jose

Almost everyone has heard of Korean BBQ before and for a good reason. It is not only delicious but a fun activity to do with friends and family.

Sound fun? Are you in need of a good place for somewhere to get great Korean BBQ? Look no further than Gen Korean BBQ House!

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Koreatown: Santa Clara

The South Bay Area of Santa Clara Valley is home to an area known to the locals as an unofficial Koreatown. Although it is not formally labelled as Koreatown like it is down south in Los Angeles, there is a thriving Korean community filled with people, stores, restaurants and more.

So why bother heading all the way down to Southern California in your search for a Koreatown? Look no further than our own great Bay Area for all of your Korean culture experiences! There is no where better for beginners to go in the bay.

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October Events at Korean Center, Inc: San Francisco

As we near the end of the month, many people are looking forward to celebrating Halloween, but for the Korean community of San Francisco, many people head to the Korean Center, Inc of SF.

Every month, KCI holds Korean culture workshops for those of you in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Galleria Market: Santa Clara

A great place to hit if you are looking for a one-stop-shop of Korean food and products in the Galleria Market in Santa Clara, CA.

On the surface, this place looks like a simple grocery store. However, do not be fooled by its appearance! While Galleria Market does offer a vast selection of food and groceries for your shopping pleasure, there are many other aspects to this store.

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Paris Baguette: Santa Clara

Surprising this seemingly French bakery is actual in fact a South Korean based company that has become a staple in the life of Koreans all over the world with over 3,000 stores worldwide.

Luckily enough for us, we have a Paris Baguette right here in the Bay Area in Santa Clara, CA.

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Hankook Supermarket: San Jose

Hankook Supermarket has been a long time favorite of mine and my family. Amid all of the Korean supermarket options in San Jose, CA, this one is my favorite because of its easily navigated aisles and fun and friendly atmosphere. Walk in at anytime during the day and you can hear a mix of current hits and throwbacks of K-pop tracks. That tell-tale fishy Asian market smell is absent in this location. Rather, it is replaced by a smell of fresh vegetables and cooking food Continue reading “Hankook Supermarket: San Jose”