Oh no, another popular food chain has bite the dust!
On Wednesday night (6th July), Bulgogi Brothers took to Facebook to announce the closure of their Malaysian outlets. They wrote, “All good things must come to an end. We would like to thank all our customers throughout the years for your unwavering support. It’s been an absolute pleasure to serve all of you.”
Best known for its bulgogi (Korean style marinated barbecued beef), Bulgogi Brothers was established in 2006 and the company has more than 40 outlets in South Korea, 1 in Canada, and 4 in the Philippines. Furthermore, the franchise won the “Best Korean Restaurant” award at the 2012 Korean National Brands Award.
The popular franchise opened its first Malaysian store in 2012 at Paradigm Mall, followed by 3 other outlets at Pavilion, eCurve, and Mid Valley Megamall.
Netizens are shocked at the sudden announcement explanation was given. One Facebook user commented, “WHY! Okay why most of Korean businesses are shutting down here? What’s the problem?”
Having said that, here is a list of other halal Korean restaurants in town that you can still visit.