Ong Gie

Another in the long list of newly opened places, Ong Gie brings Korean barbecue to Edinburgh for what I think is the first time.Exterior Next door to Passorn, on Brougham Place, it’s quite a differently pitched offering to our two other Korean restaurants, Kim’s and Shilla, offering a different take on Korean classics. The barbecues, …

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MJ’s Verdict Today, after a successful book festivalling morning, Blythe and I tottered along George Street until it began chucking it down, then we ducked into a bus stop and awaited the worst of it to pass before continuing our way to Shilla, a Korean restaurant on Dundas Street. When we entered the lower ground …

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Beautiful place settingsTuesday night, Korean food, and a table load of lovely food geeks. Sounds like the perfect recipe for January merriment, to me. I listened to a really interesting radio programme (Radio Four/World Service, can’t quite remember which one), the other day, about the key cultural influencer role that South Korea is playing in …

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