Saturday, June 11, 2011

Koko Kitchen

Address: 702 S 300 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84111. 801.364.4888.

Review: Koko Kitchen is located in exactly the spot you wouldn't expect a restaurant would be located. It's surrounded by houses and some apartment complexes. In fact, the place looks like an oddly misshaped house.

The first thing I noticed upon entering Koko was the clientele; they were mostly Asians. This gave me confidence, and I was not disappointed.

Since it was lunch, I tried a rice bowl with fried shrimp and veggies.

Simply put: it was good. The shrimp was freshly prepared and cooked well (i.e., it wasn't at all tough or dry). The veggies were plentiful and not overcooked, which meant they had a lot of flavor. The rice was white and sticky: exactly what you want in a dish like this.

Koko offers much more than simple lunch fare, and I can't wait to go back to sample more.

Rating: 7/10 (5/10 is average).

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