Korean-Mexican fusion has taken off in the United States and
it seems only a matter of time til it does the same here.
In the meantime, leading the
charge is Koba, a unique representation of Korean-Mexican fusion in Melbourne.
The menu is simple and to the point. You pick your burrito,
taco or rice dish and pick your choice of protein and order some sides to
The korritos are a whole lot of yum. Imagine a heap of savoury caramelized kimchi,
a mound of sizzling bulgogi, cheese, tomato salsa all topped off with a
generous drizzle of mayonnaise (plus more kimchi).
The kimchi fries are wildly popular. Like chilli fries but
with an addictive twang, it is a great side dish to share or have on your own.
Koba’s rendition of the bibimbap is another winner. Not
quite fusion but certainly hits the spot with crisp fresh vegetables, gochujang
(chilli pepper paste) and goes extremely well when paired with their beautiful
Jump on board the Tex-Mex Korean fusion bandwagon at Koba: fresh and original food in a joyful setting
at an affordable price.