Manna Land

Authentic Korean spot in Bur Dubai
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Time Out Says

It’s an ugly word, fermentation. Bacteria breaks down food, in a scientific process that has far too many syllables ato be comfortably associated with delicious dishes.

But Korean food is all about the flavours released during this process – and at Manna Land in Bur Dubai, you won’t have time to think about the science behind it.

In the multitude of side dishes diners can expect morsels of kimchi (pickled cabbage) served in three different ways.

There’s also oi muchim (cucumber salad) that leaves a little tang on the taste buds, and delicate slices of potato pancake served cold that are the perfect way to mop up the pickle juice.

Next come the mains. Japchae is a simple stir-fry of sweet potato noodles with vegetables. The version here is a little too wet, but it has that perfect hit of umami and it’s an excellent accompaniment to the gamja jeon (potato pancakes).

It’d be rude to come all the way to a Korean barbecue restaurant without opting for an enormous sizzling platter of meat, so we opt for the galbi gui (marinated grilled beef ribs).

An enormous mound of tender meat is cooked on a huge grill in the middle of our table, and our waiter quickly appears with an onion and a pair of tongs to sizzle up a storm. Cameras at the ready – it’s a very photogenic process.

And while there’s no dessert menu, you won’t leave Manna Land with an empty stomach.

This is an authentic Korean must-visit spot with top food.

Authentic Korean spot in Bur Dubai

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By Time Out Dubai staff  | 13 Jun 2019

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Dubai, Bur Dubai, Shop # 5, Al Ketbi Building, Al Mina Road, Al hudaiba - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

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