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DAE GEE SERVES AUTHENTIC KOREAN FOOD -- SO AUTHENTIC THERE'S NO DESSERT

In discussions of ethnic restaurants, the first question many people ask is, "Is it authentic?" Restaurateur Joseph Kim is aware of this, so at his two Dae Gee locations (I review the one on Colorado Boulevard this week), his cooks "are doing it exactly the way they would in Korea," he says. But what happens when authenticity bumps up against what customers want?

That's just the predicament Kim finds himself in, because what his customers want is dessert. And dessert isn't customary in Korea. See also: Dae Gee Shows What Korean Food Is All About. Read More.

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