Nestled in Ara Damansara of Petaling Jaya, Asa Dakgalbi is one of the many Korean food joints that had mushroomed throughout the Klang Valley ever since Korea and its cultural heritage has taken the world by storm. But even so, Asa Dakgalbi is unique in a sense that they do not serve pork in their menu.
WHAT?! No pork?! How do they even compete with other Korean restaurants? Even lesser ones serve pork in their menu. Well, that's their secret. By forgoing pork, they can invest more efforts into serving better poultry and beef dishes, and by all means, they deliver in that sense.
In general, dakgalbi is a Korean dish generally made by stir-frying marinated diced chicken in gochujang (red-chilli paste), together with sliced cabbage, sweet potato, scallions, onions, perilla leaves, and glutinous rice together on a hot plate. On some occasional, ramen or rice is added along with the dish. Needless to say, with its name featuring the dish itself, ASA Dakgalbi is reputable for its -well..; dakgalbi.
Aside from that, ASA Dakgalbi is also quite the dab hand in doling out Korean leek pancakes and crunchy, tender fried chicken. Coupled with an assortment of their Korean side dishes that comprises of cabbage kimchi, steamed egg, steamed octopuses, fishcakes and a few more, you get quite the value for your money along with a healthy, balanced meal.