Arden Cho
Arden Cho

Korean Inspired Fast-Casual Restaurant, Oma Bap ( located in the heart of Downtown Bellevue on Bellevue Way and NE 2nd St, is having their Official Grand Opening Event on Thursday, June 23, 2011 to Saturday, June 25, 2011 from 11AM to 9PM ( with special guest appearances by Korean-American model and actress Arden Cho ( and renowned author of Escaping North Korea, Mike Kim ( In addition to the guest appearances, there will be raffles and giveaways happening all weekend long.

In the recent article Food Trend Predictions of 2011” written by Tanya Steel, she predicts that “Korean is America’s next big cuisine” and Oma Bap believes that it is because of the exciting and intensely flavorful dishes that Korean food has to offer which include an assortment of fresh vegetables and lean meats. You will find a variety of “Bap” (translated as rice) choices such as the traditional Bibimbap and Kimbap as well as other Korean favorites such as Bulgogi (Korean BBQ) and Kimchi.

Owner, Peter Pak states that “Our goal is to introduce and help others embrace the delicious flavors that Korean food has to offer along with providing an experience that you will enjoy, again and again.”

Oma Bap is the ideal choice for those who are looking for a quick and healthy meal because of the menu items which are freshly made to order and the healthier menu options such as brown rice and multigrain rice. In efforts to promote healthy eating, most of the menu items are freshly seasoned, steamed or grilled.

About Oma Bap

Oma Bap is a fast-casual Korean restaurant originally created in 2011 by Korean-American brothers who wanted to create a concept that would make Korean food more accessible and inviting to the general public. Our goal is to provide a welcoming environment to those who have had limited or no exposure to Korean food by providing simple traditional Korean dishes that all can enjoy. Oma Bap is vegetarian friendly, vegan friendly and family friendly.

To find out more about Oma Bap, visit their website, connect with them on Facebook, follow them on Twitter and watch their videos on YouTube.


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