Kimchi Smoke Popup at Empanada Mania this Wednesday & Thursday

ramen chicken
Ramen Chicken

After being a vendor at various food festivals and street fairs throughout NJ and NYC for the past year and half, Rob Cho of Kimchi Smoke BBQ has been on the pop-up shop  circuit ― scheduling visits to other’s restaurants/food trucks, while serving up his signature eats ― throughout Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn.

Now the Bergen County-based (Hackensack) food business is returning to it’s roots this Wednesday and Thursday (April 29-30, 2015) with a pop-up at Empanada Mania in Bergenfield from 5:00pm to 9:00pm.

Cho Halen
Cho Halen


For the last few months, Rob has been collaborating with Galo Grijalva of Empanada Mania ― whose empanadas were recently rated in the Top 10 of NJ by Star Ledger ― crafting limited amounts of empanadas filled with his signature smoked pulled pork, hickory smoked kimchi and cheddar cheese.

The popup will feature the following food items from Kimchi Smoke ― and maybe a few surprises too:

· Ramen Fried Chicken ― smoked chicken wings, dipped in a soju, then battered and deep fried ― after frying they’re re-dipped in soju batter, coated with ramen noodles and deep fried again

· Cho Halen ― smoked pork shoulder, smoked kimchi, Fatboy bourbon chipotle sauce, melted cheese, applewood smoked bacon served on a glazed donut from Glaze Donuts in New Milford

· Bad as Texas Brisket ― their signature 12 hr smoked brisket

· Austin Cho ― smoked brisket, smoked kimchi, Fatboy sauce, pickled onions served on a brioche bun

Kimchi Smoke Popup Wednesday, April 29 & Thursday, April 30 at Empanada Mania, 62 South Washington Avenue, Bergenfield, NJ


There are no comments yet, add one below.

Leave a Comment