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808 Yong’s BBQ

April 8, 2013

Daebak Dining at 808 Yong’s BBQ

In Korean, daebak translates as “big win” or “huge success.” It also can be used to describe something inexplicably amazing. At 808 Yong’s BBQ, daebak can be applied to its entire menu. Open since 2011, the eatery offers a broad range of dishes featuring authentic Korean food with a local flair. Lovers of kalbi rejoice….

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February 17, 2013

Different Menu, Same Homemade Flavors at Yong’s BBQ

BY MICHELLE LEE With a successful first year of business behind her, Yong Tom, owner and cook of the popular Korean restaurant 808 Yong’s BBQ in Waipahu, could have easily kept the same menu. However, when she overheard some diners inquiring if the restaurant offered breakfast, she began to think. “I found more and more…

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May 20 - 26, 2012

A Family Affair at 808 Yong’s BBQ

It’s all in the family at 808 Yong’s BBQ. Bennet and Tom Yong welcome their Waipahu neighborhood guests and visiting customers with a smile as they walk through the doors. 808 Yong’s BBQ specializes in Korean barbecue favorites throughout the day. If you want a quick bite, its Meat Jun or BBQ Chicken mini plates…

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April 15 - 21, 2012

Banchan Bounty at 808 Yong’s BBQ

You know the old saying about books and their covers. It also can pertain to restaurants. When an eatery has the word “barbecue” in its name, a non-meat-eater may not even bother to enter its doors. But don’t be too quick to judge, because when it comes to Korean cuisine, for those who choose not…

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March 18 - 24, 2012

808 Yong’s BBQ: Local and Homemade-Style Favorites

At 808 Yong’s BBQ, one can expect great customer service, a friendly atmosphere and homemade dishes. The eatery — under the new management of Yong and Bennett Tom — opened last December and has been serving up Korean local favorites ever since, ranging from meat jun and fried mandoo to kalbi and barbecue beef. The…

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