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400+ Reviews 4 Stars

 

Awards and Accolades

 

2020:

201 Magazine: No. 1 Korean Restaurant

201 Magazine: No. 2 BBQ Restaurant

201 Magazine: No. 3 Best Sandwich (Austin Cho)

 

2019:

Pig Island NYC: Best Ribs

Best Restaurants in NJ

Ole Dirty Bird: Best Dishes of August 2019

Incredible Fusion Foods you have to Try (Chonut)

Brisket King NYC People's Choice Winner

Rib King NYC: Bad to the Bone Award and 2nd Place Overall

North Jersey.com Top 15 Dishes

201 Magazine: Top 4 Signature Sandwich (Austin Cho)

201 Magazine: No. 2 BBQ Restaurant

201 Magazine: No. 2 Korean Restaurant

 

 

2018:

Almost #BeatBobbyFlay 

Beer BBQ Bacon Showdown: Best BBQ (Brisket)

Meadowlands BBQ: Best Brisket

Food and Wine: Runner Up Best BBQ in NJ

North Jersey's Most Outrageous Dishes

Bergen Magazine: Best BBQ

Bergen Magazine: Best Korean Restaurant

201 Magazine: Best Korean Restaurant

 

2017:

Bergen Magazine: Best BBQ

Bergen Magazine: Best Korean Restaurant

NJ Monthly:  Critics Choice Best BBQ

NJ Monthly: Best New Restaurants

Meadowlands BBQ: Best Pork

201 Magazine: Best Korean Restaurant

Beer BBQ Bacon Showdown: Best Bacon 

Top 18 Dishes in North Jersey (Chonut)

10 Hottest Restaurants - NJ.com

9 Gotta Have Sandwiches

 

2016: 

NJ Monthly: Critics Choice Best BBQ

Northjersey.com: Best Cheap Eats

Meadowlands BBQ: Best Chicken

 

2015:

NJ.com: Top 25 Dishes of '15 (Chonut)

Jersey Shore Food Truck: Cutting Edge 

Beer Bacon BBQ Fest: Best Bacon Dish

 

2014:

Monmouth Park BBQ Fest: Best Chicken

QCA: Astoria Block Party Best BBQ

 

REVIEWS/BLOG POSTS

Food and Wine                       Best BBQ in Every State

NBC News                               Best BBQ in Tri State

NJ.COM                                    NJ Best BBQ Restaurants ('18)

201 Magazine                        Smokin Hot Restaurant Review

NJ MONTHLY                         CRITICS CHOICE BEST BBQ '17

HUCKBERRY.COM                   8 Pitmasters You Should be Following

NJ MONTHLY                         Chonut: Foodie Bucket List

HMART Chef's Series             Chef's Interview: Robert Austin Cho

NJ.COM                                10 Hottest Restaurants in NJ

NORTHJERSEY.COM                Korean Food Crawl w Robert Austin Cho

NJ.COM                                    BBQ Places you should try

EthnicNJ                                   Review for Kimchi Smoke Barbecue

NJ MONTHLY                         Review by Fran Schumer

NJ MONTHLY                         CRITICS CHOICE BEST BBQ '16

201 Magazine                        Best Korean Restaurant '17

About Travel/Trip Savvy          Chonut: NJ/s Most Over the Top Foods

NORTHJERSEY.COM                 Best Cheap Eats '16

BERGEN RECORD                    Best Restaurants of 1st Half of 2016

BERGEN RECORD                    Elisa Ung 3/3 Stars

BERGEN RECORD                    BEST DISHES MAY 2016

STAR LEDGER                         NJ's TOP BBQ Spots

JERSEYBITES                          REVIEW BY FOODWINECHICKIE

LESDUDIS                              Westwood Review

ACANREVIEW                         CHONUT!

Bill Cianci Burger Reviews       Kimchi Smoke Westwood 10/10                           

BLUECOLLARFOODIE               IT'S NOT FUSION..IT'S INNOVATION

STAR LEDGER/NJ.COM             NJ'S 25 BEST DISHES 2015

GOTHAMIST                           Kimchi Smoke's Southern BBQ Lives up the Hype

MARYSEOO                            Kimchi Smoke - Southern Korean BBQ!

FOODIEPLEASURE                   Behind the Smoke

FOODFOROTT                         Big Bites at Kimchi Smoke Barbecue

LIKEITSYOURLAST                   RECAP: Kimchi Smoke Pop-Up

CHEKMARKEATS                     Kimchi Smoke BBQ Pop-Up Today Only

FATIDIARIES                          Pop Up Shop: Kim Chi Smoke Barbecue

TOMMYEATS                          Best Dishes:  of 2014

TOMMYEATS                          Fat Gangnam Boy Hero: from Kimchi Smoke BBQ

CHOPSTICKSANDMARROW       Fat Gangnam Boy's a Kpop Gutbomb

 

IN THE NEWS

SPARX ENTERTAINMENT    BEHIND THE PIT

FOODIEPLEASURE             Cho Knows BBQ

BOOZY BURBS                 Kimchi Smoke Pops Up at Korilla BBQ

STARLEDGER                   10 Great nj food truck dishes

STARLEDGER/NJ.COM        Kimchi Smoke winners at Monmouth Pk

 

                  

Contact Us

 

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info@kimchismoke.com

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