What kind of grill does Korean BBQ use?

Korean BBQ, or gogi-gui (고기구이), is the method of grilling marinated meat at the dining table. Korean BBQ restaurants usually have gas or charcoal grills built right into the tables. The meat is traditionally served raw to customers to grill on their own. However, the BBQ meats can also come marinated.

How do Korean BBQ grills work?

Per Food & Drink Destinations, Korean BBQ grills are powered by gas, electric, or charcoal, each with its own properties. With gas and electric grills, you have a lot more control to adjust the heat settings based on the progress of your meal.

What do you drink with Korean BBQ?

There are typically three alcoholic beverages offered when enjoying Korean barbeque: Soju (소주 / a distilled beverage made from rice, barley, or potatoes), Korean beer, and Makgeolli (막걸리 / a type of rice wine). Soju is the most popular (my personal favorites are peach or grapefruit flavored).

What makes Korean BBQ different?

One of the major things that sets Korean BBQ apart from many American BBQ traditions is the meat itself. While many American BBQ styles will include large cuts of pork, ribs, brisket, or chicken roasted or slowly smoked as the centerpiece, Korean BBQ will generally center beef, pork, or chicken skewered and grilled.

What cut of meat is used for Korean BBQ?

Korean barbecue commonly utilizes small, tender cuts like beef tongue, beef short ribs, pork belly, and chicken. In the US, barbecue might use big cuts of meat like brisket, whole chickens, pork butts, pork ribs, and big steaks like sirloin and rib-eye.


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