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Charcoal Restaurants of Ontario.

mactoo Jul 24, 2009 11:50 AM

I would love to see a list of restaurants in Ontario that use charcoal/wood to cook their food. If this has been covered please post a link for me. Some that come to mind...

Last time I was in Barberian's Steakhouse and Tavern they use charcoal to cook my steak.
Barberian's Steakhouse and Tavern
7 Elm Street

Webers cooks their burgers and dogs with charcoal
Webers on Highway 11

Orlando 2 For 1 Jerk Chicken. It has been a long time since I have been in but they cook chicken over charcoal
1828 ST CLAIR AVE W, Toronto

Michael Stadtlander
Eigensinn Farm. I've had roast pork from their outdoor wood burning oven.

Any others that you can think of would be appreciated

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    Dr. No RE: mactoo Jul 24, 2009 12:21 PM

    Back Alley BBQ in Kensington. Neapolitan pizza from a wood burning oven.

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      currycue RE: mactoo Jul 24, 2009 12:59 PM

      I know King's Park Souvlaki Place at Pape and Mortimer do charcoal. They also have an outdoor rotisserie as well.

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        acd123 RE: currycue Jul 24, 2009 01:06 PM

        Rap's on Eglinton. Best charcoal grilled jerk chicken in the city.

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        canice RE: mactoo Jul 24, 2009 03:26 PM

        fresh wood grill in kensington cooks everything on wood grills. the cuban sandwich is pretty good.

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          Everythingtarian RE: mactoo Jul 25, 2009 09:39 AM

          Sejong - korean tabletop grill w/ charcoal. Nummers!

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            suddenly susan RE: Everythingtarian Aug 12, 2009 06:19 AM

            I walked by there yesterday and saw that Sejong has closed down.

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              Royaljelly RE: suddenly susan Aug 12, 2009 09:45 AM

              Go to Seoul House then on Dufferin near Orfus Rd for Korean BBQ w/ charcoals.

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                aser RE: Royaljelly Aug 12, 2009 11:46 AM

                Yeah Sejong is definitely papered up.

                Seoul House's second location also uses charcoal, at Yonge & Steeles. Keep in mind it's a combination of charcoal and gas on the grill.

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                  Royaljelly RE: aser Aug 12, 2009 12:13 PM

                  First time I went they kept the gas on all the time, the second time they turned off the gas after the coals were hot enough. Probably better w/ just the coals doing the cooking.

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                chocabot RE: suddenly susan Aug 12, 2009 09:53 AM

                Miga (korean bbq) in Mississauga also has charcoal.
                There's a Miga on Bloor in K-town now but I haven't been there.

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              gastronom RE: mactoo Aug 13, 2009 09:23 AM

              Any persian kebab place near yonge and steeles:

              Saffron, Adel, Iran, Alborz, Shomal. You can't make a realy kebab on gas, if you do you're a phony!

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