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Miss Tabletop Korean Barbecue? This Chef Will Deliver the Feast to Your Door.

Former Gogi Yogi chef Patrice Cunningham can teach you how to rock a lettuce wrap.

A bulgogi-filled lettuce wrap. Photograph by Nate Everett/@spiceandhutch.
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Until the pandemic hit, Patrice Cunningham had been the chef at Gogi Yogi, DC’s first tabletop Korean barbecue spot. Now, post-layoff, she’s doing her own thing—delivering weekly meal kits, many of which draw from her restaurant experience and childhood spent cooking with her Korean mom.

This week, she’s doing a kit devoted to KBQ ($75 for two, which includes free delivery within DC and select Maryland and Virginia locations). On the menu: bulgogi with all the fixins (lettuce wraps, rice, ssamjang sauce), Cunningham’s homemade kimchee, a bean-sprout soup, and spicy cucumbers. She’s putting 10 percent of the proceeds towards care packages for folks in need. 

The kits come with measured and prepped ingredients, plus a YouTube tutorial walking you through each recipe. Last week, I gave her branzino simmered with gochugaru, peppers, and scallions a try. It was sided with buttery, cheesy mushroom risotto, but the fish, and its punchy broth, were the standouts.

The price of the meal kits changes each week; email cookingwithpatrice2017@gmail.com or DM her on Instagram to order for delivery tomorrow through Sunday. 

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Ann Limpert
Executive Food Editor/Critic

Ann Limpert joined Washingtonian in late 2003. She was previously an editorial assistant at Entertainment Weekly and a cook in New York restaurant kitchens, and she is a graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education. She lives in Logan Circle.

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