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Million Restaurant

September 27, 2015

One In A Million

Million Restaurant has been treating customers to authentic Korean eats since 1989, created by five siblings and their mother. The family all had previously been in the restaurant industry and decided that they wanted to open their own joint. As manager Mike Lee — son of one of the founders — explains, his grandmother hails…

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August 9, 2015

A Family That Cooks Together

Though it’s hidden away on Sheridan Street, Million Restaurant has no problem getting scores of patrons to line up for a taste of its authentic Korean cuisine. In addition to its main base of local clientele, the eatery serves many diners from Korea, as well as groups of tourists who have heard that the quaint…

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April 12, 2015

Filling up on kimbap

Sheets of dried seaweed stuffed with rice and thin slices of vegetables rolled up as a handy snack. Ever heard of it? No, it’s not sushi. And while its roots stem back to Japan, kimbap is purely Korean. A haven for traditional Korean fare, Million Restaurant pays homage to the popular Seoul street food with…

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February 8, 2015

Feeling like one in a million

On Veg’n Out‘s recent visit to Million Restaurant, things got a little turned upside down, as Mike Lee, server and third generation member of the restaurant’s owner family, entertained us with his impressive break dancing skills. His slick moves, paired with the establishment’s equally impressive authentic Korean eats, proved to be a casual dining experience…

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January 4, 2015

Million Restaurant

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: Nagasaki Jjampong Ramen ($11.95 small, $18.95 large) Authenticity is something to be achieved in the world of food, but seeing that innovation also is trending, diners are on the lookout for eateries that offer both. Here to satisfy is Million Restaurant, providing traditional Korean food and new…

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November 30, 2014

A Million New Tastes of Asian Fusion

Palates will prosper as Million Restaurant shovels out more bang for your buck. The Sheridan Street eatery is no-holds-barred when it comes to serving the most authentic Korean cuisine, and recently has stepped up its game with a myriad of new dishes. Having established a loyal fan base throughout its more than 20 years in…

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Asian-sensational Pancakes

You rise, they shine — “they,” as in pancakes, if there is any question about it. Now, we all know about my love affair with pancakes. Let me remind you about my epic MAC 24/7 pancake challenge experience. I mean, you have to love your hotcakes to even attempt to demolish four pounds of them…

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September 21, 2014

Diving into a Million memorable flavors

Growing up, Kyong Gha Park and her four siblings — three sisters and one brother — were surrounded by their mother’s wonderful home cooking. “It was so tasty, and people always loved it,” Park recalls. They had a big extended family, and for special occasions, everyone would gather at their house for family meals. As…

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August 24, 2014

Korean eats worth a million bucks

Delicious, hot and spicy kimchee dishes are standard Korean staples. But there’s also something offered at Yakiniku Million that’s so much cooler. It’s called Mool Naeng Myun, a chilled Korean soup made with beef broth, and features buckwheat (black) noodles, cucumber, turnip, apple, sliced beef and a boiled egg. Yakiniku Million serves this traditional dish…

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July 20, 2014

Up your cool factor with Korean eats

This past week has been quite a scorcher, hasn’t it? When the sun is blazing and mugginess prevails, I know it’s ever so tempting to use any morsel of energy you have left to practically lunge toward the closest shave ice shop. But would you be willing to take my advice, albeit a tad unconventional,…

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