Guu coming back to Toronto and opening in Parkdale
Guu might have introduced many Torontonians to the Japanese izakaya, but as of last November, this west coast-based chain disappeared from the city.
That's because the Kitanoya Marketing Corp., which owns the name Guu, and the Kinka Family Inc. (which licensed it) split up. The remaining Toronto-area Guu restaurants changed names to become Kinka Izakaya. But now it looks like Guu's coming back.
While the izakaya has yet to confirm its opening date, it'll likely start serving up small plates soon considering Guu's part of Kid Koala's Luminato-affiliated 66 Wheels food, bike and music tour this Sunday.
With contributions from Liora Ipsum and Amy Grief.
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