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Not Your Average: Esther Choi of Mokbar (Video)

August 25, 2015 ABOUT Julie takes rapper Rekstizzy and her cousin August to Mokbar (먹바)—a hot spot for modern Korean cuisine located in New York’s Chelsea Market—where they meet chef and owner Esther Choi. In true Korean fashion, they serve each other shots of soju and chow down on some of Mokbar’s signature dishes as [...]

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A Tradition of Timeless Flavors: Mokbar (Video)

HEATHER SCHULTZ on August 25, 2015 at 1:00 pm South Korea’s latest food fad involves fame-hungry Koreans live-streaming their binge eatingexperiences and chatting with their online viewers. Known as mokbang, this new phenomenon has loosely influenced the name of a Korean ramen noodle restaurant called Mokbar in New York City. In May 2014, 28-year-old chef and owner Esther [...]

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30 Under 30: Rock Stars Redefining the Industry – NYC – Chef Esther Choi

  New York City 2015 July 27, 2015 From a hot-sauce sommelier to a food-truck trailblazer serving up social justice, this year’s crop of young food-world talent is making us feel ridiculously unaccomplished. In our fifth annual list to date, we also honor a Smorgasburg mozzarella master who’s (quite literally) blowing up the street-food game, [...]

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Crispy Pork Tteokbokki with Mŏkbar’s Esther Choi (Cooking Video)

Published on Aug 3, 2015 Esther Choi is chef-owner of mŏkbar, a busy Korean noodle bar located in Chelsea Market that serves unique versions of ramen and “anju” — dishes that Koreans like to pair specifically with beer and soju. Why an extensive anju menu? Because Koreans are masters of both eating and drinking. One [...]

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12 NYC Restaurant Instagram Accounts To Follow For Serious Grubbing

Mok Bar is one of the Top 12 NYC Restaurants to follow on Instagram. June 18, 2015. We all love pretty food, right? It’s difficult for most of us to escape scrolling through our Instagram feeds without seeing a photo or two of some kind of #foodporn. To help feed your appetite as well as [...]

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5 Cold Noodle Dishes You Need to Try This Summer in NYC

By Patty Lee | July 8, 2015 Just because it's hot doesn't mean you have to lay off ramen. Here are five noodles you can slurp without breaking a sweat.   Seafood "miyeok" at mokbar Esther Choi's modern interpretation of Korean seaweed soup is at once tart, spicy and cool, thanks to a combo of [...]

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Mokbar introduces Korean food to New York with…Japanese ramen?

July 6, 2015 By Tae Hong As a young girl, Esther Choi left behind a predominantly white New Jersey neighborhood and stepped into a traditional Korean kitchen upon arriving home every day, where her grandmother would make gastro-miracles from scratch and remind her that food tastes better with love and hard work. Just before 30, [...]

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Chef Esther Choi – Ambassador of Taste Asia 2015 (Live TV)

  Chef Esther Choi of Mokbar on @MyFox5's Good Day NY showcasing her Beef Kimchi Ramen and Veggie Ramen. Posted: Jun 26, 2015 10:06 AM EDT Updated: Jun 26, 2015 10:49 AM EDT By MYFOX NEW YORK STAFF          

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The 15 Best New Ramen Shops in America

by Dan Gentile June 25, 2015 No noodle in the last decade has slurped its way into the hearts/minds/stomachs of Americans quite like ramen. So to honor the new class of ramen-yas, we've compiled a list of the best shops that have opened in 2014 and 2015. We purposefully excluded shops that are opening second [...]

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Feeling the Heat? Try Cold Noodles at Mokbar

BY CHANNALY PHILIPP June 18, 2015 mmer’s knocking at the door. Memories of melting ice cream and sticky slushies may leap to mind for many of us. But for Esther Choi, summer means cold noodles. Cold noodles in Korea are common, and the chef-owner of Mokbar in Chelsea Market has created a trio to refresh [...]

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