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N Korea at crossroads

Mystery North Korean border cafe serves American fare

Eatery reflects Pyongyang's conciliatory stance toward Washington

The Koryogwan Wing Cafe in Dandong, China, serves both North Korean and American cuisine. (Photo by Daisuke Harashima)

DANDONG, China -- A newly opened North Korean restaurant offering hamburgers and coffee in this border city on the Chinese side of the Yalu River seems to embody a rapprochement between Pyongyang and the U.S. that remains elusive in reality.

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