BOB: Community Picks
Soobin Hur--Alibi intern and Korean exchange student, Menaul School
Best Bowling Alley
Leisure Bowl. This place is about more than just bowling. If you're planning a birthday party for your kid, Leisure Bowl offers pop-up Bumper Bowling on every lane. They will even supply the invitations! For adults, they also have drinks and karaoke.
Best Radio Station
88.3 FM. Compared to 90.5 FM, this Christian Rock music station has more information about Christian concert dates and new Christian CDs. It also offers a good variety of Christian music 24 hours a day.
Best Korean Restaurant
Yen Ching. Yen Ching serves both Chinese and Korean food. They have an excellent daily lunch buffet from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. You can try all kinds of authentic Korean dishes here. Some famous Korean dishes are Bul Gal Bi (barbecue rib), Bul Go Ki (barbecued beef), Dae Ji Bul Go Ki (barbecued pork), Dak Bul Go Gi (barbecued chicken) and Gob Chang Gui (barbecued marinated tripe). They also have a delicious Japanese sushi bar.
Best Tattoo and Piercing Parlor
Star Tattoo and Body Piercing. Star Tattoo and Body Piercing is operated by people who have over 20 years experience tattooing. They use professional application techniques and offer friendly service. After receiving a tattoo at Star you can feel confident that you have received the highest quality and safest work.
Best Local Band
Crossroads. Crossroads specializes in a variety music ranging from rancheras, boleros, cumbias and salsa to country, rock, funk and oldies. With a three-piece horn section and a powerful sound, they've been called a Tejano Tower of Power. You will take great pleasure in listening to this band.
Best Martial Arts Studio
YK US Taekwondo. The development of Taekwondo can be traced back 2,000 years in Korea. It's the most exciting martial art. Through training, Taekwondo enables you to defend yourself and build self-confidence. A self-confident person is honest and generous. This studio will give you courtesy, integrity, perseverance, self-control and an indomitable spirit.
Best Restaurant for a Quick Lunch
The Stuffed Croissant. Try an excellent hot stuffed turkey croissant. It's the best! This Downtown restaurant also has catering and a nice outdoor patio.
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