Yuk Dae Jang

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Review: Never mind the weather, the soup’s ready

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • September 23, 2020

Summer might not seem like the best time to open a soup restaurant. But soup makes everything better, even when it’s hot outside, perhaps especially during a pandemic. I guess that’s what Yuk Dae Jang is counting on because this upscale Korean soup

chain quietly opened not one but two new branches, in Irvine and Buena Park, over the summer. They already had restaurants — and a strong following — in Gardena, San Gabriel and LA’s Koreatown. Yuk Dae Jang specializes in seolleongtang (frequently

5 picks for late-night takeout: OC’s Best Places to Eat 2020

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • October 15, 2020

Jang (Last call 8:30 p.m.) Yuk Dae Jang, an upscale Korean chain specializing in yukgaejang, seolleongtang (a.k.a. sul lung tang) and other beef noodle soups made with rich and soulful bone broths, has quietly opened two locations in Orange County

-6005, yukdaejangusa.com Seolleongtang, a Korean ox-bone noodle soup, from Yuk Dae Jang in Irvine (Photo by Brad A. Johnson, Orange County Register/SCNG) Anjappar  (Last call 9:30 p.m.) Opened last year with a focus on the spicy Chettinad cuisine of

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Critic’s Notebook: With takeout and delivery, packaging is everything

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • December 31, 2020

components. Even nicer was the packaging at Yuk Dae Jang, which made me feel as if I’d just gone on a luxury shopping spree. The pork belly was packaged in beautiful black box with glossy red lining, the entire order safely tucked into a reusable insulated