A Recipe for Sohl Doht Bibimbap

A Recipe for Sohl Doht BibimbapToday was a relatively easy day for me.  I didn’t have to go into work.  I got up late.  I was about as lazy as a guy could ask for.  After I’d determined I wasn’t working and I’d have a nights worth of uninterrupted cooking time I hit the store.  Stores actually.  Errands aside I got to making some Bibimbap.  I discovered this dish one night out at Kimchi Bistro.  It’s a “hot-pot” meal, meaning it’s served in a stone bowl that’s heated to some 400 degrees.  I think the restaurant’s menu puts it best:

Eating Out - Seattle's Kimchi Bistro

This was the only item so worded in the entirety of the menu.  Clearly you can see why I needed to order it.  So taken in fact, I decided to give it a go at home. Continue reading

Eating Out – Seattle’s Kimchi Bistro

Eating Out - Seattle's Kimchi BistroIt’s not terribly often that I mention where we go when eating out.  When I do it’s because we’ve found a place that’s generally added to a “usual spot” for dinner options.  That only happens when it’s a good mix of price, options, food, or some other intangible.  For the moment in Seattle it’s been Obasan Sushi and Toulouse Petit - both two-minute walks from our comfy abode and both for their happy hour fare.  Unbeknownst to us until recently – Toulouse Petit is one of the Ten Best Happy Hours in the Nation – at least according to CNBC.  I’d go along with that.  It’s fairly epic.

Tonight we decided we’d go out for dinner and a movie.  For the dinner portion we sort of just winged it and turned to Yelp.  I’d had some recommendations for a great Thai place that’s just around the corner, but we opted to give a Korean restaurant on hipster-village Capitol Hill a shot.  It looked promising, many positive reviews on Yelp and it looked vaguely hole-in-the-wall-ish. Continue reading