If you're into Korean cuisine, you've probably tried kimchi, that cabbage dish that's highly fermented and quite spicy but what if you mixed Korean and Mexican food?
David Lee had the brilliant idea of creating a kimchi burrito.
Lee's restaurant in San Francisco, appropriately called Tacorea, has only been open one year but has already been rated a number one spot on yelp multiple times. The restaurant has been bustling since day one with locals, tourists and even celebrities. Restaurant owner David Lee came up with the concept after inspiration from his own mother's cooking.
"The Korean meat and Mexican burritos just kinda go together, so I always wanted to do it and I had the opportunity to open Tacorea."
After trial and error Lee and his head cook were able to find the perfect balance of kimchi and burrito fillings, they found cutting up kimchi into bits and adding daikon were the key to adding a bit of crunch to the burrito. The kimchi burrito has been on the menu since day one and consists of spicy pork, kimchi, daicon, Spanish rice, lettuce, pico de gallo, and salsa verde.
Although Lee promised the burrito isn't overly spicy, if you're brave enough you can always ask to make the burrito extra spicy.
"Everyone's here just to have a good time, eat good food... I play good music so I cover all the bases," Lee exclaimed.
Would you try a kimchi burrito?
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