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Korean food for a newbie

ziggystardust | Aug 3, 2009 04:48 PM

I love Korean food and I've convinced a white bread friend of mine to take the plunge and try it. He hasn't a clue what it's like. The problem is, I'm not sure of where the best place to take him.
My idea so far is Yummi BBQ on Bloor@Bathurst. Now, before the snorts of derision start, I want to say that although the atmosphere is lacking, the food they serve is decent and fairly representative of simple Korean food, at least as far as I can tell not being Korean and having never sampled true homestyle.
As I said, my friend is a total newbie and so has no pre-conceived notions of what it should be like. What do you guys think? I just want him to come away from it thinking that Korean food is something good that should be revisited.
Other suggestions are fine but the restaurant must be downtown; i.e. around Christie, and for the aforementioned reason, preferably not to "exotic". Cheers

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