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JOA, a New Korean BBQ Concept is Now Open in Dallas’ Koreatown

JOA, a new concept from former Nuri Grill creators and located in the same space at 2254 Royal Lane, Suite 100, Dallas, Texas 75229 in Koreatown is now open.

Formerly Nuri Grill, the restaurant has been transformed into an approachable, fun, bright and more casual way to bring authentic traditional Korean food to market and created by the same owner, Wan Kim of Restaurant K Roy Restaurant Group and CEO of Smoothie King.

Kim says of the new concept, “JOA will offer DFW locals authentic traditional Korean food, made by the same Michelin chefs from Korea and the same team that brought DFW Nuri Grill and is planning to bring Nuri Steakhouse to Uptown next year. We’ve repurposed the Nuri Grill into a new concept that will serve as another test kitchen for potential growth concepts for Restaurant K Roy Restaurant Group.”

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Review: Gen Korean BBQ House

gen2by Timothy Pham

With various all-you-can-eat Korean barbecue places in the DFW area, LA-based, Gen Korean BBQ House is the newest iteration to open up. Located off of Old Denton and I-35 up in Carrolton diagonally from Ranch 99 and across the highway from H-mart.

Gen brings to DFW its LA flair of modern design and flavoring. Upon walking into the restaurant you’re greeted with the delicious aroma of grilled meat and pleasing view of a restaurant that is well lit with a cool blue glow. The wait can be a bit daunting even during the week, be prepared to wait at least thirty minutes to an hour, I’ve been told that on the weekends it can be up to a two hour wait.   Continue reading

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