100 Favorite Dishes, No. 12: All-You-Can-Eat Korean Barbecue at Omi Korean Grill
After ordering the all-you-can-eat Korean barbecue at Omi, your table will be loaded up with meats and condiments.
Leading up to September's Best of Dallas® 2016 issue, we're sharing (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes, the Dallas entrées, appetizers and desserts that really stuck with us this year.
For those looking to downright injure themselves with food for $20.99, it's hard to go wrong with Omi Korean Grill in Carrollton. When the hostess asks if you're there for Korean barbecue, your answer should always be yes.
The server will seat you at a table with a small grill in the center and ask what types of meat you'd like — options include pork, chicken, bulgogi and other Korean staples. It's all-you-can-eat, but it's best to order short and add on more later if you're still hungry. You'll soon realize that you're in for a serious amount of food, particularly when the banchan (side dishes) hit the table one after the other. Beef noodles, miso soup, kimchee, slaw, egg souffle — the barbecue short ribs and bulgogi proved fresh with a vibrant marinade, but you'll be just as captivated by the endless combination of banchan to mix with your freshly grilled meat.
Bring a group — this kind of dining is much more fun (and will result in less waste) if you've got a gang to help you work through all those tiny dishes of food.
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