At its best, Korean barbecue is a one-of-a-kind, sizzling experience perfect for rowdy groups and dates alike. There’s nothing like a tabletop full of marinated meats waiting to be grilled and accompanied by loads of complimentary banchans, or side dishes. Once the grills are lit, a parade of dishes come out for a do-it-yourself experience that’s perfect for sharing. Some restaurants specialize in particular cuts of meats while others offer dishes — noodle soups, stews, and more — that round out this comforting meal. Here in New York, several spots even have private karaoke rooms, are open late, and offer uncommon options like live octopus. Here’s a guide to NYC’s standout Korean barbecue restaurants.
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