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Help Me Catch up on David Chang/Momofuku


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Help Me Catch up on David Chang/Momofuku

Jim Leff | Jul 6, 2011 10:33 PM

I missed out on David Chang entirely. He opened Momofuku in 2003, right when running Chowhound became fully overwhelming (the tale: ) and I started losing touch.

At this point, catching up seems daunting. But everyone's always asking me my opinion re: the Momofuku empire. So I ask this favor: to help jump start me, can someone tell me where and when to go, and what to order? So I can experience something so reliably dead-on emblematic of whatever it is he's about that a light bulb will click on and I'll be inspired to dive into wholehearted exploration?

If you believe his places are overrated or downhill, that's cool, but not appropriate for this thread. Rather, I'd like very simple instructions from true believers. Pick one restaurant, one meal, and the optimum time/way to attend with a minimum of waiting/groveling/speed dialing.


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