Dishes of DISH: Korean Lettuce Wraps from Dae Gee

On Sunday, September 7, 2014, Westword will host its twentieth annual celebration of the Denver dining scene, DISH, in Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, where many of the favorite restaurants of Cafe Society writers and readers will be serving delectable dishes. Dae Gee, named Best Korean Restaurant in the Best of Denver 2014, will be bringing one of its most coveted dishes: Korean lettuce wraps.

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The Westminister Korean BBQ joint (which hopes to open a Denver location soon) is known for letting diners cook up their own brisket and bulgogi on a tableside grill. Thankfully, the Dae Gee team will be handling cooking duties at DISH, serving up their L.A.-style galbee short ribs.

Owner Joseph Kim and his culinary team take choice beef short ribs and marinate them in Dae Gee's own sweet soy sauce marinade with a bunch of vegetables. Of course, in order to cut down on ruined shirts and sticky phones, Dae Gee will serve their galbee in mini lettuce wraps. "[They] represent our restaurant's goal by bringing dynamic, fresh Korean food to the American palate," Kim says. "We want people to pig out on foods that explode their palates."

Diners will have the opportunity to pig out on dozens more offerings at DISH, which runs from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 7. (VIP entrance is at 11 a.m.) To see what else is in store and buy tickets for this culinary celebration's twentieth anniversary, visit the 2014 DISH site.

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Chris Utterback
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