The popular Korean-fusion joint from Long Beach is opening up in Fullerton. Here’s what to expect. 

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Seoulmate has roots in Fullerton.

Jason Kang, Johnny Lee and Sean Butler all met as students at Cal State Fullerton. In 2013, Kang opened the first Seoulmate location in Long Beach, where it became a runaway success.

Now, Seoulmate is opening up shop right down the street from CSUF. And all three are actively involved in managing the new Seoulmate location in Downtown Fullerton’s SOCO District.

Seoulmate will be holding its grand opening on Tuesday, January 5. Here’s what you can expect.

Seoulmate Fries

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You can start off your meal with some Seoulmate Fries.

These are crispy, shoestring-style French fries, with hints of sesame, seaweed, and garlic.

Seoul Tacos

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The Seoul tacos contain your choice of protein (you can pick from bulgogi beef, chicken, spicy pork, pork belly or tofu) on a corn tortilla with cilantro, onion, lettuce and a smokey Kimchi Salsa.

Pork Belly Sliders

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The pork belly sliders have marinated pork belly, cheddar cheese and caramelized onions.

The Old Boy Burrito

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This is a must-get at Seoulmate. The Old Boy burrito combines ribeye bulgogi, cilantro-lime rice, kimchi, onions, cilantro and lettuce. Its size will probably put you in a food coma. Absolutely delicious.

Downtown Fried Chicken (DFC)

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An item unique to Seoulmate DTF is the Downtown Fried Chicken. These are fried chicken wings, tossed in one of Seoulmate’s specialty sauces. The “sweetie” flavor is reminiscent of General Tso’s chicken. The “hottie” flavor is a rendition of a classic buffalo wing.

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Kelli’s Cookies

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Be sure to finish off your meal with some chocolate chip cookies. These cookies are made from a secret family recipe.

Seoulmate is at 144 West Commonwealth Ave. in Fullerton

Originally posted 2016-04-12 21:53:08.

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