We enjoyed a special lunch at Han Gang in Annandale yesterday, full of refined yet hearty flavors. The elegant, calming interior with pretty teal walls and seasonal displays of scarlet leaves, pumpkins, and pinecones set the tone for their fresh and carefully prepared dishes. This sensitivity to nature also reflected in the lovely gardens near the entrance:
Ahl Bap with fish roe, enoki and radish sprouts in hot stone bowl was amazing! I'd like to try making some variations on this dish at home. My husband had a dish that I could not stop sampling: Bibim Naengmyon, a chilled buckwheat noodle salad with sliced Asian pears, beef, seasoned cabbage, and radish--served with a pungent golden mustard.
After this energizing lunch, we paid a visit to the newly opened Lotte Plaza Asian mega-supermarket, inhabiting the space of a former Costco: