the staff of the Ridgewood blog
Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood is about to get a taste of a new Korean BBQ restaurant, Kimchi Smoke Fatcho Shack . That’s Kimchi Smoke for short. The Korean BBQ expects to open mid-June at 2 Godwin Avenue .
Chef and Owner Robert Austin Cho first opened Kimchi Smoke Barbecue in Westwood. The restaurant has received several honors, including northjersey.com’s “Best of Bergen” for Korean restaurants in 2020. The restaurant was also a finalist in the best barbecue category, while its Austin Cho competed for the county’s best signature sandwich.
Cho called Ridgewood, “a great foodie town,” The Ridgewood Kimchi Smoke Fatcho Shack will offer the same brisket, smoked ribs and crunchy chicken sandwiches offered at the Westwood restaurant and Cho is adding pastrami . The restaurant seats 15 people and will make takeout readily available.