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In Allston-Brighton, Korean enclave grows strong roots

The smells of baked dough and marinara sauce used to dominate Allston Village. But these days, diners might be more likely to catch a whiff of kimchi or bibimbap from one of the growing number of Korean restaurants.

The ready availability of the East Asian cuisine is one reflection of the surge in the number of Korean-owned businesses -- and Korean residents — in Allston.

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