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  • If you’ve ever wanted to rub elbows with your favourite Toronto chefs, bartenders and servers then you’ll likely find them at 416 Snack Bar, a known industry favourite.  The menu reads like the ultimate international passport to gastropub (read, elevated bar food) fare. It is as it says on their website “all over the map.”

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    From the Playa Cabana family comes Barrio Coreano, a Korean-Mexican fusion taqueria. A cosy spot in Korea Town, this joint has the same neon and industrial design sense as its sibling restaurants and the same cool, youthful energy. The menu is made up of Mexican dishes with Korean flavour and ingredient influences. This means you

  • Boonsik

    Paul Kim has reimagined his Clinton and College elevated-Korean restaurant Doma as Boonsik. Boonsik is a Korean term that translates as “food made with flour” and is often associated with Korean street food. The menu is rife with popular Korean street food fare such as gimbap, fried chicken and a variety of snacks served on

  • Buk Chang Dong Soon Tofu

    When it comes to fighting off biting cold temperatures this time of the year, a visit to Toronto’s Koreatown at Christie and Bloor is always the perfect solution. When the mercury drops to -15 degrees, just hop into one of a handful of restaurants like Owl of Minerva, Tofu Village or Buk Chang Dong Soon Tofu and you’ll find hordes of hungry students, local residents and even tattooed hipsters all huddled over hot bowls of Korean dishes like pork bone soup, kimchi stew or bibimbap.

  • Busan Galmaegi Korean BBQ

    Three reasons for one destination: the grills. Busan Galmaegi Korean BBQ is the only Korean barbecue joint in Toronto that has three traditional grill options for its food. There’s the iron grill for raw cuts, the gridiron grilling style for marinated meats and the stone plate for the delicacy of beef intestines. Busan’s specialty is

  • Cafe Bora

    Cafe Bora’s popular purple Korean desserts are popping up all over the world, and now you can find them right here, in Yorkville. The Korean dessert craze is as esthetically pleasing, as it is delicious. Translating to “purple” in English, Bora was once considered a regal colour amongst Korea’s royalty. These majestic desserts made from

  • Doma

    Kim hopes to recreate Korean flavours using local ingredients at his new restaurant, Doma, on Clinton.

  • 8 Doo Roo Ae

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    One can be overwhelmed trying to decide where to eat at Christie and Bloor, aka Koreatown.  Doo Roo Ae is located across from the P.A.T. Mart and while it might seem like every other Korean restaurant at first glance – televisions blaring with KTV music videos, there are a few things that make it better.

  • Galleria Supermarket

    The biggest Korean grocery store in Canada opens this weekend at York Mills and Don Mills. Galleria Supermarket, located north of the Shops at Don Mills, is a 40,000-square-foot soon-to-be mecca for lovers of bulgogi, japchae and kimchi.

  • Hancook

    Cheesy dakgalbi is the speciality at Korea Town’s Hancook. The Bloor West hot spot for cheesy goodness is serving up some of the most authentic and delicious dakgalbi in the city. At Hancook, they are focused on using fresh and local ingredients to make the most traditional Korean grub they can, and it shows. Hancook

  • Hawk & Chick

    Hawk & Chick is packing a lot of flavour into a small space. This takeout joint specializes in bento boxes stuffed with home-cooked Korean food, with a few Japanese cuisine options as well. Chef Joe Kim —previously of Momofuku, amongst others — has enlisted the help of none other than his own mother to help


    There’s a newbie in North York’s Koreatown strip: Kayagum. Situated in the space previously occupied by The Party Restaurant at Yonge and Finch, it sticks out among the plethora of other Korean options we have in this town, not least because starting next week it plans to stay open 24 hours a day.

  • Little Piggy's

    From the communal table-cooked options to the bibimbob take on the rice, Little Piggy’s has the whole Korean BBQ experience covered for Annex residents and U of T students.

  • Mezu

    Mezu is Toronto’s very own Korean-Canadian tapas bar. From chef Donguk Sul, of Momofuku, Mercatto and Mamakas, comes a stylish and airy interior with benches he made from repurposed wood. The menu is collection of small plates and two daily features, which are usually fish and pork dishes with seasonal sides and accoutrements. The menu


    For those who thought Ossington couldn’t get any more exciting, last weekend saw the opening of two new spots: pop-up-turned-restaurant Rock Lobster Food Co. and new late-night spot ODDSEOUL, the long-awaited second child of brothers Leemo and Leeto Han, who opened Swish by Han almost four years ago.

  • Owl of Minerva

    It wasn’t so long ago that if you were looking for some late night eats in Toronto, you’d be hard pressed to find something nutritious, delicious and cheap. Up in Koreatown at Bloor and Christie, the quick, convenient and always reliable Owl of Minerva has been a great 24-hour destination for years.

  • Seoul Shakers

    Found on a still-kinda-forlorn stretch of Bloor West, Seoul Shakers has all the trappings of a Leemo Han joint. Along with bartender Inh Huh, the restaurateurs behind the vivacious Pinky’s Ca Phe have opened up a space that is a feast for both the eyes and stomach. A retro vibe permeates the long room, accented

  • Ssangkye Braised Chicken House

    After a visit from K-pop supergroup BTS, Ssangkye Braised Chicken House became the ultimate hot spot for Korean-style braised chicken in Thornhill. Originating in Andong, South Korea, jjimdak is slow braised chicken cooked in a wok with a multitude of delicious Korean sides. At Ssangkye Braised Chicken House, they’re serving jjimdak with dumplings, glass noodles

  • Sunrise House

    Sunrise House is one of the best authentic Korean restaurants that has made Korea Town the culinary destination it now is to Torontonians. With menu categories ranging from dumplings to pancakes, soups to fried rice dishes, meats to noodles, there is something for everyone and every flavour craving. The food at Sunrise House comes fast

  • Dundas West’s cool factor continues with Korean snack bar Uncle Mikey’s. The owner and chef, Michael Kim, has lived in Korea, Vancouver, Toronto and New York where he was trained as a chef at the French Culinary Institute. The food at Uncle Mikey’s somehow manages to seamlessly fuse all those places’ cuisines together to create