Twitter, I now realise, is a blogger's friend, and it was through twitter that I found out about this blogger outing to O Bal Tan with a bunch of fabulous people. Hurrah!
O Bal Tan specialises in Korean BBQ, and since I am still on my L plates with Korean food, all I know is that it was yum!
Combination plate A (beef brisket, beef skirt, beef ribs without bones and pork belly) ~ $68
Even before the ordering began, there were a couple of starter type dishes and dipping sauces on the table. Among them was kimchi, a potato/macaroni salad (that's the Korean name, of course!), mini pancakes, chilli sauce, and other nibbles.
As you can see, the emphasis seems to be on meat....
When the plates of food come out the fun begins and you get cooking. Each diner has their own batch of dipping sauces, and of course, as you're the one doing the cooking, the meat will be exactly how you like it. For us, the combination plate and vegies was a good amount of food for four people. Others, further down the table, had ordered some more adventurous plates (like intestines), but sadly?! they never made it to my end. However, I did manage to have some squid, and it was lip-numbingly tasty.
Definitely a good activity for groups, it was a great meal with great company.
O Bal Tan
363A Pitt Street
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