Owner David Choi has opened the first Chicago location for his Korean/Mexican restaurant, Seoul Taco. Located at 738 N. Clark St, Seoul Taco Chicago brings Korean-influenced tacos, quesadillas, burritos, nachos and more to Chicago’s River North neighborhood.
The menu showcases recipes from Choi’s childhood with a focus on fresh ingredients and bold flavors. Guests pick their protein from bulgogi beef; a soy-based marinated chicken; spicy pork with a Gochugaru (Korean red chile flake) dry rub and Gochujang marinade; or tofu with a gluten-free, tamari and dry spices marinade. Tacos
feature Korean salad mix, green onion, secret “Seoul Sauce,” crushed sesame seeds and a wedge of lime. He also offers a take on bibimbap with the Gogi Bowl of rice, fresh veggies, fried egg, carrots, green onion, sesame oil and spicy Gochujang pepper sauce. The Burrito features kimchi fried rice, lettuce, cheese, carrots, green onion, sour cream and Seoul sauces. Other items include quesadillas, nachos, kimchi slaw and more.