New Korean spot Jjim BBQ to open in Lamar Union this fall

Jjim BBQ will be opening in the fall on South Lamar Boulevard. (Courtesy Jjim BBQ)
Jjim BBQ will be opening in the fall on South Lamar Boulevard. (Courtesy Jjim BBQ)

Jjim BBQ will be opening in the fall on South Lamar Boulevard. (Courtesy Jjim BBQ)

Jjim BBQ, a new Korean restaurant, will open this fall at 1100 S. Lamar Blvd., Ste. 2140, in the Lamar Union location formerly home to The Connection Pizza + Bar. The ownership team includes Min Choe, co-founder of Tso Chinese Delivery. The menu will feature "jjim"—meat cooked in a Korean style of braising and slow cooking until tender—including Galbi Jjim, or braised beef short ribs. In a media release, Choe said the no-tipping philosophy at Tso Chinese Delivery will also extend to the new spot. www.jjimbbq.com
By Jack Flagler
Jack is the editor of Community Impact Newspaper's Central Austin and Southwest Austin editions. He began his career as a sports reporter in Massachusetts and North Carolina before moving to Austin in 2018. He grew up in Maine and graduated from Boston University, but prefers tacos al pastor to lobster rolls. You can get in touch at [email protected]


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