Restaurant Reviews

Manna Offers Home-Style Fare in Lauderhill's Korea Town

Young Kho whirls around the dining room of her small Lauderhill restaurant.

One moment, she's laughing and chatting in Korean with a family of regulars. The next, she's patiently explaining the menu to a table of elderly New Yorkers.

A few minutes later, she's effortlessly gliding from the kitchen, in a pair of conservative wedge sandals, with a huge silver tray of banchan (side dishes) and barbecue.

Young and her husband, Tae, opened the doors four years ago to their modest eatery, Manna Restaurant, on State Road 441.

When the economy tanked, so did their clothing business. The couple, who have three children, were left looking for alternative options to make a living.

"We were looking for a business to support our family," Young says, her face lighting up in a cheeky smile. "We needed to make money."

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