Slideshow: Gaonnuri's Korean Fare Doesn't Reach The Heights Of Its Digs

Yukhoe ($14/26)
Yukhoe ($14/26)
Seasoned raw beef is a little soulless, separated from the pear and pepper that would add excitement to the mix.
Black Cod Jorim ($25)
Black Cod Jorim ($25)
Muted flavors and unappetizingly mushy textures quickly relegated this bowl to the side of the table.
Side Soup
Side Soup
Most entrees come with a side of jjigae. It is best left on the side.
Tofu Salad ($15)
Tofu Salad ($15)
Cold, somewhat soggy fried tofu stuffed with an unidentifiable paste. Was it mushroom? I couldn't detect the tea reduction it was supposed to be flavored with.
Bibimbap ($18)
Bibimbap ($18)
Brightly colored seasonal vegetables atop a bowl of rice. Bland and inoffensive, it'll fill you up without satisfying.
Duck Breast BBQ ($28)
Duck Breast BBQ ($28)
Slices of excellent tender duck breast destined for the tabletop barbecue. The pumpkin, king oyster mushroom, and onion are a nice touch.
Assorted Ice Cream ($9 for three scoops)
Assorted Ice Cream ($9 for three scoops)
Excellent pear, vanilla, and ginger ice creams atop a shortbread crumble.