The Best Of Everything
not on the menu ... and those who
know about it don't hesitate having it
again ... Also enjoyed was the chap chae,
a stir-fried vermicelli noodle and veg-
etable soup ... an excellent Korean gin-
seng chicken soup that would make
many a grandma envious ... yummy
pajun (large pancake filled with scal-
lions, seafood and green pepper slices)
all over the world .... with specialties induct,
ining out is among the great
... Cornish hen stew with ginseng ... etc.
ing a large variety of Japanese brews.
pleasures enjoyed by many
Korean food served at New Seoul
The togetherness of Korean and
Americans ... especially when
is definitely different from
Japanese food is probably because so
visiting another country.
in the world ... It has a
When in Korea, for instance, a
with the use of vari-
nation famous for its many native
ous vegetables and spices to comple-
dishes, Korean cuisine provides a vari-
ment the dishes.
There are about 18 Japanese dishes
ety of unique tastes for the visitor.
Certainly another very interesting
on the menu ... including sushi and
The food is well-balanced, rich in
thoroughly enjoyable adventure
nutrition and low in calories.
the realm of excellent ethnic din-
It is a seven-day-a-week operation ...
For over 10 years, people have been
enjoying the delicious fare presented at Monday-Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-10:30
HE HAD TO WAIT until his 90th
p.m:; Friday and Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-
New Seoul Gardens on Northwestern
birthday before Maynard Feldman
midnight; Sunday, noon to 10 p.m.
Highway, off 11 Mile Road, east of
would get to ride a horse again.
"I haven't had good Korean food in
Telegraph in Southfield.
It was one of his favorite pastimes
a long time," extolled Mike Layne,
Since it opened in March 1992,
happened again when his and
public relations counsel and food
about 1.5 million meals have been
late wife Betty's children,
expert, among his "ooh," "ahh" and
served ... including around a half mil-
Susan Rollinger and
"delicious!" exclamations with almost
lion pounds of beef barbecued on the
gave him a
table-top grills as kalbi (short ribs
of beef) or bulgogi
Everyone was asked to wait
marinated barbecued beef).
until "someone special" would
At New Seoul Garden, the sta-
arrive ... and when that time
ple side dish of Korea, second
came, all were requested to go
only to rice, is kimchi, the best
outside ... There was the horse
known Korean food ... It is a veg-
for Maynard to ride ... which he
etable dish, highly seasoned with
did ... in the Morel's front drive
pepper, garlic, etc. ... served with
area ... and also a colt for his
every type of Korean meal ... and
grandchildren to ride.
said to stimulate one's appetite ...
About 100 guests enjoyed fet-
About 300,000 pounds of kimchi
Maynard and many told of
have been served at New Seoul in
years he has spent
the 10 years ... Pickled cabbage
... some certainly
and radish are the most widely
used vegetables in making kimchi
... but many other vegetables are
and give folks.
Din ers enjoy their meal at New Seoul Garden.
also used, depending upon their
Former Southfield Mayor
availability ... There are about
Fracassi, now a political
every bite ... Customers at surround-
187 kinds of kimchi.
... Lainie Pincus, former
ing tables also showed lip-smacking
The herbs and spices that give
husband, Max, of the
delight at the choices presented to
Korean meals such a delicious flavor
House, telling of the
them ... with so many using chop-
also carry medicinal properties ...
hamburgers she had at
Mugworts, aralia shoots, sowthistle
Nectars on Orchard Lake Road in
knowledge that they knew what they -
and shepherd's purse are eaten in the
West Bloomfield ... Ben Shechter
were doing and eating.
meal to help cool or warm the head
recalling when 11 years old and loving
Traditionally, Korean food is not
and body ... Additionally, kimchi is a
a sport shirt Jules Olen had at his
served in courses, but instead placed
valuable source of vitamin C.
men's store ... Ben gave Jules 25 cents
on the table all at the same time ...
Since its opening, New Seoul
a week until it was paid off.
There is no set order in which to eat
Garden has been introduced as the
Very few restaurant caterers as good
largest Korean-Japanese restaurant in
better than Donna Rosen at Morel's
Michigan ... Four dining rooms seat
Morrey Finke looking great two
always accompanied by bap (rice), guk
300 ... Four private rooms have seat-
months after his heart bypass surgery
(soup), kimchi and several side dishes,
ing for 10 in each of four ... and two
... Maynard's girlfriend, Judy Stein, so
which are all included in the price ...
private rooms seat 30.
gracious and sweet.
The side dishes are cut into bite-sized
New Seoul Garden's architecture is
of course, a birthday cake ...
designed in both Korean and Japanese
of all the present from Donna
tradition fashion ... A large open-air
beloved corned beef.
atrium surrounds the multi-leveled
main floor ... Its bar presents beers from
Barbecued beef and, yes, kimchi, at
New Seoul Garden in Southfield
w ; 7696 East Fourteen Mile Road
4 1. <Between Mound & Van Dyke)
al (586) 268-3200
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