West Valley residents looking for Korean barbecue and other specialty dishes can now head to Koryo Korean BBQ at 10040 North 43rd Avenue in Glendale (inside the Great Skate Mall).
The new eatery comes courtesy of restaurateurs Billy and Christine Cho.
Like many Korean BBQ spots, Koryo lets diners grill their own meats -- in this case, on one of 19 Korean barbecue tables inside the Chos' new restaurant.
In addition to the barbecue, Koryo offers other Korean specialties, including appetizers like japchae and Korean chicken wings and entrees such as spicy soups, grilled fish, and a selection of bibimbap, the popular rice dish made with with sautéed vegetables and/or meat and seafood, gochujang (chili pepper paste), and topped with a fried egg.
Drinks include the imported Korean beer Hite as well as hot and cold sake and a $20 cocktail made from Soju, the traditional Korean distilled spirit made from rice wine.
Koryo Korean BBQ 10040 North 43rd Avenue, Glendale (inside the Great Skate Mall) 623-234-8530 www.koryosushiandbbq.com
Hours: 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Monday through Friday Noon until 10 p.m. Saturday Noon until 9 p.m. Sunday