THE BEST RESTAURANTS IN KOREATOWN
Walk into Osamil, and you’ll hear The Isley Brothers, Otis Redding, or some other kind of old-school R&B that’ll make you want to hang out in this dimly-lit space for several hours. It also doesn’t hurt that this little Korean pub serves some of the best food in the area, with a great kimchi pancake and various other things like uni bibimbap and a burger. There’s a bar up front where you can drink or eat by yourself, and the dining room in back is perfect for a slightly upscale meal with friends, parents, or your friend’s parents.
OSAMIL OVERSIZED COCKTAILS
Sharing is caring at Osamil where oversized cocktails are perfect for two or more. Too Legit to Quit with dark rum, tequila, vodka, lime, tamarind syrup, mint, black vinegar syrup and pineapple juice and Oops I did it Again with vodka, toasted coconut rum, Thai chili honey syrup, cranberry juice, passion fruit and fresh lemon, are large enough to share with a few friends or Dad on Father’s Day next week.
It appears that only a few short weeks after opening Osamil in the early fall of 2016, the three partners of Nomad Izakaya have another hit on their hands. At 5:00pm when Tom, the photographer for Manhattan Sideways, and I walked in, there were a few people milling about at the impressive white marble bar. By the time we left, about an hour and a half later, there was not a seat to be had upfront, and the tables for dinner were rapidly being filled...
THE OSAMIL EXPERIENCE
The Osamil experience for Joanna Lin (aka Ready Set Jo)’s new foodie show filming was one of the most unique Korean dining moments I’ve had thus far in NYC; I got a taste of some real authentic dishes each with their own style and twist, including a super badass chef’s cut prime beef tartar with Korean pear, gochujang remoulade, and a freaking QUAIL EGG...
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