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Ddong Ggo

2625 Old Denton Rd.
Carrollton, TX 75007
Ddong Ggo +

Kathy Tran


  • 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. daily.
  • Dinner, Late Night
  • Full bar
Ddong Ggo is Korean for “butthole.” In the restaurant's case, this refers to a chicken's, which is why its logo is an angry chicken with its, um, butthole censored by a red X. Ddong Ggo’s house specialty is a dish called Cheese Island. It’s a large cast-iron skillet with dividers running through the middle, filled entirely with shredded white cheese. The skillet is set atop of a burner on the diner's table, so the cheese begins melting within moments. The cheese is the ocean: Cheese Island is the pile of fried chicken wings and fries stacked like Jenga blocks on top. To be clear, this is a real place. There is a real Dallas-area restaurant named Butthole that sells a Cheese Island. It also makes nacho Cheetos french fries, kimchi pizza fried rice, a soup topped with Kraft singles and a cocktail that’s a pint of watered-down vodka with a popsicle in it. Who needs the state fair?

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