Dining Out: Kitchen Maroo hits marks in flavours, textures, consistency

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Maroo is a very humble eatery that until this week seated 16 at four well-spaced tables while pop music played on the sound system. On Tuesday it announced on its Instagram page that it would offer food to go only. Its menu consists of about 20 items, with a good amount of repetition, such that cutlets of pork, chicken or vegetables can appear in sandwiches, in wraps, or with sauces and starch on the side.

In all, Maroo knows how to be practical and hits its marks in terms of flavours, textures and consistency. Kimchi here is made in house, as are sauces and salad dressings, I was told.

Maroo’s bulgogi sandwich ($13) — why not call it a bulgogi hoagie? — has quickly become a new favourite sandwich for myself and my son. On my own, I might not have combined bulgogi’s sweet-salty beef with cheddar

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