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Momofuku Ko's Five Year Anniversary Dinner

Nick Solares 6 comments

Momofuku Ko turned five this year, and to celebrate David Chang and his crew brought back some of the classic dishes from years gone by for a limited two night engagement. The ten course menu featured classic dishes from the restaurant's history. More

Ko Is Not for Ko-sher People

Erin Zimmer 6 comments

It's hard to say no to a friend throwing a Ko reservation at you on GChat, even if it's a couple hours before the arrival time. Such was the case last Friday when my friend, and his nimble typing... More

Momofuku Ko, Now With Online Lunch Reservations

Erin Zimmer Post a comment

Have you already hired an intern to help you nab a lunch rezzie (resy?) from Ko? Over the holiday weekend, the restaurant added the online listings, and big shock, they're already booked for the week. Lunchtime service will take place... More

'Bon Appétit' Magazine's Andrew Knowlton Gets Preview of Momofuku Ko Lunch Menu

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The tasting menu at Momofuku Ko is $150 and comprises 16 courses. Score a reservation and tell your boss you have a "doctor's appointment"; it takes three hours to get through it. Here's what Knowlton had to say about it... More

On Banning Photography from Restaurants

Zach Brooks 60 comments

After hearing about photography being banned from one of New York's most popular new restaurants, we asked several restaurant-world bigwigs what their policy was. Mario Batali, David Chang, and Drew Nieporent weigh in. More

Meet & Eat: David Chang, Momofuku's 'Overrated Pseudo Chef'

Ed Levine 16 comments

Editor's note: Each week on SE:NY, we'll be talking to notable and interesting serious eaters as part of our Meet & Eat series. Today's subject needs little introduction, but we're going to give one anyway. You may know David Chang... More

Inside Momofuku Ko's Bathroom

Robyn Lee 11 comments

Momofuku Ko's bathroom Momofuku Ko has been extensively written about and photographed, but one thing that no one's mentioned is the bathroom. What kind of literature does one find at Ko?... More

Momofuku Ko: Does the Service Matter?

Ed Levine 6 comments

Or, 'Hi, My Name Is David and I'll Be Your Waiter Tonight' When a Wall Street Journal reporter detailed her experience at Momofuku Ko and questioned her overall experience there, I thought it was an exercise in needless complaining. But... More

New York City's Best Dining Experiences

Ed Levine 11 comments

Like most serious eaters, I've been searching for deliciousness my whole life, but sometimes, even I acknowledge there's often more to eating out than great food. Obviously for me the food is paramount, but there are other factors that go into judging great restaurants. More

Frank Bruni And His Reservation Deputies Going Ko-Razy

Ed Levine Post a comment

Frank Bruni is having a devil of a time snagging a reservation at Momofuku Ko, and it sounds like he's not alone. One of his designated reservation deputies had this most unsatisfying e-mail exchange with a Ko worker. Commenters on... More

David Chang Is So Stressed Out

Ed Levine 6 comments

Photograph from Momofuku.com Sometimes, just when you thought there was nothing left to write about a subject, someone comes along and writes such a good piece you can only shake your head and wish you had written it yourself.... More

Momofuku Ko: David Chang with His Shirt Tucked In

Ed Levine 3 comments

Photograph courtesy of Kathryn Yu I was shocked to see Ruth Reichl's love letter to Momofuku Ko, the new restaurant of New York's reluctant superstar chef David Chang. Not because Chang's latest effort doesn't deserve such effusive praise. It... More

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