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Vinho Verde Takes On South Korean Favorites – Part 1 (Japchae Recipe)

Chef Esther Choi of NYC’s Mokbar pairs Portugal’s signature white wine with japchae Jenny Adams February 2, 2016   Marked by good acidity and brilliant citrus, Vinho Verde wines hail from the Minho province, making the most of Portugal’s wet, northwestern soils. Vinho Verde has solidified its personality among the other wines of the world as the friendly sip that [...]

By | February 3rd, 2016|Press|Comments Off on Vinho Verde Takes On South Korean Favorites – Part 1 (Japchae Recipe)

7 Questions for Mokbar’s Chef Esther Choi & Tour of Queens Korean Restaurants

Mokbar’s Esther Choi Digs Budae, Says Korean Food is Much More Than BBQ, And Proves in a Tour of Queens by Joe DiStefano 01/13/16 11:09pm Esther Choi’s grandmother taught her to love cooking and eating Korean food. She’s been in the restaurant business since she was 14. She also loves Korean food in Queens whether [...]

By | January 20th, 2016|Press|Comments Off on 7 Questions for Mokbar’s Chef Esther Choi & Tour of Queens Korean Restaurants

Short Stories: Esther Choi’s Cooking Revelation (Video)

Short Stories: Esther Choi's Cooking Revelation Richard Martin December 28, 2015 Long before Esther Choi was operating the perpetually packed Mokbar inside NYC's Chelsea Market, she was the daughter of diner owners. Between college and the real world, Choi found herself living at home, marveling at the efficiency of the line cook as he handled [...]

By | December 30th, 2015|Press|Comments Off on Short Stories: Esther Choi’s Cooking Revelation (Video)

Chef/Owner Esther Choi Listed in “Top Women in Metro New York Foodservice & Hospitality”

December 8th, 2015 by Total Food Service Top Women in Metro New York Foodservice & Hospitality - See more at: http://www.totalfood.com/articles/top-women-in-metro-new-york-foodservice-hospitality#sthash.J3eP4Gcu.dpuf We're honored to have Chef/Owner Esther Choi included in the "Top Women in Metro New York Foodservice & Hospitality" List for 2016!   FROM THE PUBLISHER As we celebrate 25 years of publishing TFS-TOTAL [...]

By | December 30th, 2015|Press|Comments Off on Chef/Owner Esther Choi Listed in “Top Women in Metro New York Foodservice & Hospitality”

Bulgogi Sliders at mokbar

The Ladies of Let's Get Greedy Review our Bulgogi Sliders on Youtube. Dec. 24, 2015

By | December 30th, 2015|Press|Comments Off on Bulgogi Sliders at mokbar

Best Bite: Esther Choi’s Ho Cakes

December 14, 2015 The Pants 2015 Wrap-Up- The Ghosts of Meals Past Best bite: Esther Choi’s Ho Cakes We are having a serious Asian infatuation this year, kicked off by our introduction to Korean food from Chef Esther Choi at Mokbar.  While her kimchi and ramen get a lot of play, she won us over with [...]

By | December 16th, 2015|Press|Comments Off on Best Bite: Esther Choi’s Ho Cakes

Chef’s Tour of Koreatown Queens (Video)

Chef's Tour of Koreatown Queens - Find. Eat. Drink.   Nov. 10, 2015   Go off the beaten track to Flushing, Queens with chef Esther Choi of Mokbar. She takes us to the restaurants where the insiders go for Korean food and tells you the best dishes on the menu to order.

By | November 10th, 2015|Press|Comments Off on Chef’s Tour of Koreatown Queens (Video)

Now, You can Slurp Your Way to Seoul!

NOW, YOU CAN SLURP YOUR WAY TO SEOUL POSTED BY MINNIE KIM ON OCTOBER 13, 2015 Throughout NYC, Japanese ramen has been all the craze. From Harlem to Prospect Heights, shops that sell these slurp-worthy bowls can be found on every street corner. However, Korean ramen remains relatively untouched. Winning the Village Voice Reader’s Choice Best New Restaurant in [...]

By | October 13th, 2015|Press|Comments Off on Now, You can Slurp Your Way to Seoul!

Zagat – Mokbar Listed “26” on the 2016 Zagat NYC Rating for Food – Highest for Noodle Shops

We're thrilled to receive the highest rating for Noodle Shops with a "26" rating for FOOD on the 2016 Zagat Guide for NYC!

By | October 13th, 2015|Press|Comments Off on Zagat – Mokbar Listed “26” on the 2016 Zagat NYC Rating for Food – Highest for Noodle Shops

Demystifying Ramen – Interview with Chef Esther Choi

By Justine Ma / Sept 1, 2015 NY Yoga Life Magazine

By | September 3rd, 2015|Press|Comments Off on Demystifying Ramen – Interview with Chef Esther Choi