Tag Archives: pork buns

Momofuku Noodle Bar – NYC – Worth the Wait

5 Aug

20140414-205417.jpg

Momofuku Noodle Bar is the place that launched a thousand pork belly buns, arguably kicked off the American ramen revolution, and made David Chang a Fooddouche-household name. It just celebrated its 10th anniversary — quite an accomplishment in the brutal NYC restaurant scene. Although the basic menu has not changed that much since 2004 (except for the famous fried chicken dinners), it’s still a mandatory NYC stop.

Continue reading

Advertisements

Flying Pig Cafe – Culinary Plagiarism Done Poorly

24 Dec

20121217-075824.jpg

How should we feel about culinary plagiarism? A meal at the Flying Pig (Truck) Cafe, and their blatant plagiarism of a classic Momofuku dish sparked this thought.

Continue reading

Ma Peche – NYC Midtown Momofuku Lunch

11 Dec

20121207-180511.jpg
On the occasion of J recreating a dish we had in NYC the last time we were there, I decided to post about the lunch we had at Ma Peche, David Chang’s midtown Momofuku spinoff.

Continue reading