Char’d will bring a unique twist to Korean cuisine in Milwaukee’s Third Ward

Char’d will bring a unique twist to Korean cuisine in Milwaukee’s Third Ward

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Char'd Korean restaurant Milwaukee, Bulgogi

Beef Bulgogi Ssam

Char’d will not be your traditional Korean restaurant.  In a sense, it will be two restaurants.  During the day, it will serve as a casual cafe that serves coffees, smoothies, noodles, salads, burgers and bowls. The lunch menu includes dishes like:

PERSIMMON – $9
mixed greens, dried persimmon, candied pecans, goat cheese, beet slices, pomegranate seeds, walnut oil, pomegranate vinaigrette

DUMPLING – $9
mixed greens, fried vege dumplings, edamame, seaweed salad, red onions, beet slices, scallions, chili soy vinaigrette

SEAFOOD RAMEN – $13
ramen noodles, seafood broth, mussels, shrimp, squid, bean sprouts, serrano peppers, scallions

BULGOGI SLIDERS – $7
2 unsalted pretzel slider buns, charred beef bulgogi, scallions, pickled lotus root, spicy aioli, chard stem pickles

KFC WINGS – $9
“Korean-Fried-Chicken” (5 pcs) crispy batter fried wings, drums, sweet and spicy garlic sauce, scallions, pickled daikon radish

KIMCHI POUTINE – $6
potato fries, kimchi, cream fraiche, parmesan cheese, bulgogi gravy

Bulgogi Slider

In the evening, Char’d transforms into a full-service grill restaurant and bar.  They will serve tapas-style shareable plates, signature grill and ssam, a Korean dish featuring meat wrapped in leafy vegetables and accompanied by a condiment called ssamjang.

Chard is named by harmonizing perfectly charred meats meet with fresh greens (such as Swiss chard) for a nutritious balance. Our signature Grill & Ssam menu introduces interactive dining experience of searing delicious Korean BBQ meats on sizzling lava stones, so the very last bite is as delicious and fresh as the first. Enjoy our Ssam (lettuce wrap), a fun way to intake fresh spread of leafy greens with juicy meats.

The evening menu is divided into four categories: small, medium, large sizes and grill and ssam. Dishes include:

BEEF SHORT RIBS – $36
butterfly-cut marinated beef short ribs, mushrooms, leek

PORK BULGOGI – $24
thinly sliced marinated pork shoulder, mushrooms, carrots, grilled shishito

BEEF TARTARE – $12
raw beef, asian pear, egg yolk, caper, pine nuts, onions, chili sauce, whole grain mustard, wasabi cream, baguette

TOFU CAKE – $8
steamed tofu, multigrain, black sesame puree, chestnuts, candied pecans, whole grain mustard

KOREAN GNOCCHI – $15
chewy potato gnocchi, gochujang tomato sauce, mussels, squid, shrimp, scallop, parsley

KIMCHI PAELLA – $20
black and white rice, kimchi, beef bulgogi, potato crunch, dried seaweed, scallions, sunny-side up egg

BAMBOO STICKY RICE – $6
steamed rice wrapped in bamboo leaves, chestnut, date, lotus root, ginkgo nuts, pine nuts

Char'd, Korean restaurant, Milwaukee

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Char'd opens on May 17 in the Third Ward

The options for Korean food in Milwaukee will increase 40 percent this spring.  Back in the fall of 2017, it was announced that a new establishment named Char’d will take over the former space of Hinterland Erie Street Gastropub (222 E Erie St.).  On May 17, Char’d will celebrate its grand opening.  Char’d is offering 50 percent off on smoothies for lunch and 50 percent off on bottled wines for dinner for their grand opening.