auntie kim’s korean restaurant, thomson

pretty-good but certainly not-cheap korean at this rather traditional-looking restaurant along thomson road. my family doesn’t often have korean – my dad doesn’t quite fancy the cuisine – but I love it. the spiciness, all that meat, and the rather distinctive sweet-spicy¬†flavor has me hooked.

it’s generally an expensive cuisine to indulge in locally – perhaps not as much as japanese, but nearly on par – and I never get why, since it shares very similar ingredients with chinese cooking, which very often doesn’t cost nearly this much. this place carries the same heavyish price tag, but the food is quite authentic and rather tasty – so it’s good for a once-in-a-while meal.

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