Momofuku Ko

Dinner – Wednesday, October 17, 2018 I never dined at the original incarnation of Ko – my loss, I’m sure. The current grown-up, polished version of Ko has occupied its current space in the East Village since ~2014 (and just expanded last year). An entire wall of the restaurant is dominated by steel fridges holding […]

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Dinner – Saturday, May 28, 2016 My greatest regret about our first (and thus far, only) visit to Mexico City in 2013 is that we were unable to dine at Pujol – it was closed for the duration of our vacation there. Subsequently, I followed the opening of Cosme with great anticipation, and we met […]

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Dinner – Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Jeremiah Stone and Fabian von Hauske are the chef-owners of Contra and Wildair. The latter was a finalist for this year’s James Beard Award for Best New Restaurant, but it was the set menu format at the former that tempted us. The concept is, as I seem to describe […]

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