'Momofuku Ko' on Serious Eats

In Videos: David Chang on 'Charlie Rose'

Charlie Rose interviewed David Chang last night for a full hour. It's a great dialogue in that inimitable in-depth Charlie Rose style. The video is an hour long, but well worth watching if you have the time. Video after the jump, plus a bonus video of Chang making pickled eggs on The Martha Stewart Show.... More

Someone I Don't Want To Have Dinner With

Over on Craigslist, a user who goes by "tom" posted an ad offering his extra seat for a Momofuku Ko reservation this Wednesday at 9:15 p.m., under the agreement that you, the "lucky" one, pay for his decadent meal. Oh, and if you two have fun—does that mean bringing a board game? competing in thumb wars?—he'll pick up the booze tab. [via Grub Street]... More

New York City's Best Dining Experiences

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 Goes Ko-razy

New York Times restaurant critic Frank Bruni is frustrated at the reservation process at Momofuku Ko, the impossible-to-get-into pork-injected haute-cuisine spin-off of David Chang's Momofuku empire in New York. The place has 12 seats and employs a web-based reservation system that requires you to log in at 10 a.m. for seats a week out. It's egalitarian in theory, and I admire Chang and company for subjecting everyone—VIPs and schlubs alike—to the same miserable experience of signing on and viewing a series of little red Xs indicating you're hosed. Supposedly, the place does not play favorites. Still, as level as the playing field is, there've been complaints about logging on, seeing a green checkmark, clicking on it, but then being told... More

The Wandering Eater at Momofuku Ko

Tina Wong (aka The Wandering Eater) documents her meal at Momofuku Ko, chef David Chang's newest restaurant in New York City, with a liberal helping of food porn and mouthwatering descriptions. Her final verdict: "YOU MUST TRY IT!" Just grab one of those notoriously difficult online reservations and you're in! Previously Ed Levine's first impressions of Momofuku Ko Photo of the Day: Cheddar and Bacon Chive Scone Photo of the Day: WD-50 Unique Desserts at the Dessert Studio in New York City... More

David Chang Is So Stressed Out

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

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