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Best Korean Restaurant

Nak Won

12 W. 20th St., (410) 244-5501

Posted 9/16/2009

Baltimore's wisp of a Koreatown may only have a handful of restaurants, but Nak Won is particularly nice because it's the only one of the group that moves beyond glass table tops and fake flowers to offer a bare-bones atmosphere that wouldn't be out of place in the half-dozen Korean soap operas we've seen. Posters of Korean pop stars, most of them hawking soju, adorn the walls and the dozen small plates that come with the kimchi soup are a meal in themselves. Some of the tables are custom-built for barbecue and the menu's diverse offerings--from Korean pancakes to stand-bys like bibimbap--satisfy any taste.

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Other Awards for Best Korean Restaurant:

Nam Kang, 9/17/2008

Nam Kang, 9/17/2003

Nam Kang, 9/18/2002

U-Jung, 9/19/2001

Joung Kak, 9/13/2000

Nam Kang, 9/15/1999

Nam Kang, 9/17/1997

Nam Kang, 9/18/1996

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