With over 20 years of chef experience, JW Lee started young learning tips and tricks in South Korea where he was born. At the age of 27, he moved to Colorado and set out to fill Denver with delicious Korean concepts.
Seoul ManDoo is the newest addition dedicated solely to traditional street-food-style dumplings.
Rose Lee, general manager of Seoul Mandoo in Aurora, never dreamed that the South Havana Street restaurant’s mandu (Korean dumplings) would be so popular. “We have two to three people making dumplings from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and we still run out. They’re all handmade, so they’re very time consuming,” she says.