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Highlights from the Rogue 99 ~ Beverly Soon Tofu

12:00 AM PDT on September 14, 2018

    [dropcap size=big]M[/dropcap]onica Lee opened Beverly Soon Tofu back in 1986 when it actually was on Beverly Boulevard (the present location on Olympic Boulevard opened in 1988), and it has since then become one of Koreatown’s great tofu houses, and certainly the greatest tofu house decorated like a cabin in a fairy tale. The specialty of the house, of course, is soon dubu, cauldrons of bubbling hot red stew studded with cubes of lovely, soft tofu. When it arrives, the server will crack a raw egg directly into the pot, and the stew will swallow it whole; the egg will cook in the seconds it takes for you to say thank you and grab your chopsticks. The stew is good as is, but even better when you add vegetables, fish roe, or kimchi to the stew, and better still when you have it with a side of galbi or bulgogi.

    2717 W. Olympic Blvd., #108, Koreatown
    (213) 380-1113






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