It's no news by now that the Korean kitchen has officially made landfall in the United States. The signs of culinary conquest are everywhere. Bulgogi has entered the food-lovers' lexicon, up there with umami and bao. Korean barbecues have become staples in most major cities, joining the ranks of hibachi grills and sushi bars. Korean burgers and tacos are a whole genre of American fast food (you can now get them at T.G.I. Friday's). Kimchi is the new miso.
The rise of Korean food in America is the latest in a string of East Asian influences on the American diet. And, like every great food awakening, it began with baby steps but is just now taking its place among more established immigrant cuisines. What took so long? Read More via SeriousEats.