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Ho Shin Tang – Would the real Makchang please stand up [호신탕 – 막창]

I've found it. I've finally found it. There's been a few restaurants popping up, with much fanfare and praise for having top quality makchang (막창, pork intestine). Everytime I've been, I've faked my enthusiasm. Having lived in Korea next to a road lined with makchang restaurants (a feat in itself), I have a much higher standard for what counts as good. So when I say I've found it, you can stop looking.

Shabu and Congbul, Thornhill – Don’t Burn the Placemat! [샤부랑 콩불]

Its been awhile since I've seen a really unique Korean restaurant. Typically you can get the general dishes I've been showcasing at most of the restaurants. In the search for some more useful info to dish out, we come to a place that combines the pig with the bean sprout. An unlikely combination in my eye, but a delicious one. I'll tell you of a mistake that was made with the card machine, and how they rectified it.
Cocktails in Korean Cowboy

Korean Cowboy [Closed] – Ironically One of the Most Korean Bars in Toronto

Korean Cowboy opened its doors just last week, on a Friday, but thanks to some good research between a friend and I we were able to get in a day earlier for the soft open. It was invite only (more like reservation only) and if you were lucky enough to know about it, you were already in. For the soft open everything was 50% off, and this meant for the first time in Soju Wave history you could see most of the dishes on the menu! We ordered a ton of food and drinks, and only paid $35 between five people.

Doo Roo Ae, Korea Town – Doesn’t Skimp on Ingredients [두루애 토론토]

Doo Roo Ae is located just across the P.A.T. mart in Christie. They are known for their 갈비탕 or short rib soup, and it doesn't disappoint. They put quite a lot of other ingredients to really bring flavour to the galbi tang (short rib soup). You've got onion, enoki mushrooms, peppers and likely garlic. It's only one of the few places that have got this down right! I usually don't eat galbi tang because I prefer something with a little more meat, kamjatang (pork bone soup), but this made me fall in love with galbi all over again.