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The owner of Playa Cabana is bringing Korean-Mexican fusion to Bloor West

Dave Sidhu

Sidhu outside Playa Cabana Hacienda (Image: Cara Habayeb)

Playa Cabana owner Dave Sidhu is stretching the Mexican mold with Barrio Coreano, a new Korean-inspired taqueria set to open at 642 Bloor West in the fall. The announcement follows the launch of rival taqueria La Carnita’s new Americana-themed restaurant Home of the Brave and comes just a month after the opening of Playa Cabana Hacienda, the third location of Sidhu’s trendy taco chain. The new taqueria will serve some familiar Playa standards, plus Korean-Mexican dishes like tacos stuffed with kalbi beef and gochujang fried chicken. [PostCity]