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New Chefs Rising, Esther Choi Of Mŏkbar (Video)

Matt Rodbard - June 12, 2015   You hear it all the time: A chef’s gotta pay his or her dues, toil for years or even decades in kitchens learning technique and craft. Not necessarily. In New Chefs Rising, Food Republic finds young cooks who are making moves, running their own kitchens in successful restaurants, in many cases [...]

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An Evening with Chef Esther Choi (Video)

Young ProfessionalsAn Evening with Chef Esther Choi of Mokbar Thursday, June 11, 2015  |  6:30 PM [envira-gallery id="779"] Esther Choi, owner and chef of Mŏkbar , will share her remarkable and entrepreneurial journey from pharmacy student to restaurant owner. Winning the Village Voice Readers’ Choice Best New Restaurant in 2014, Mŏkbar has become one of New [...]

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The 12 Most Underrated Restaurants in New York City

BY ANDREW ZIMMER May 14, 2015 There are 24,000-ish restaurants in NYC. Twenty-four thousand. Ish. And yet, the same handful of restaurants end up on virtually all of NYC's Best Of lists. WELL NOT TODAY, PAL. Today we highlight the 12 most underrated restaurants in NYC, none of which are on any of the most [...]

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The Real Deal: 7 Insanely Delicious Ramen Noodle Spots in NYC

Kathryn Frattarola on April 12, 2015 at 11:01 am Those of you who thought ramen noodles only came in prepackaged cups with powdered seasoning and dried out vegetables are totally in need of a reality check. And I'm going to give it to you. Imagine a big bowls of broth filled with meats or shellfish, [...]

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From the Cheesiest to the Sweetest, all the NYC Fries You Need to Try

By MELISSA KRAVITZ May 9, 2015 Every day should be fry-day! Wind down your week with some of NYC's crispiest, curliest, greasiest and sweetest (yep!) french fries. While we're still mourning the loss of the East Village's beloved Pommes Frites, here are some other great fries to enjoy in its (hopefully temporary) absence. The most [...]

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Ho’ Cake at Mokbar

March 17, 2015, Kathleen Squires Mention a “ho cake” and the American South comes to mind. Down below the Mason Dixon line, they are sturdy pancakes made from cornbread. But to chef Esther Choi at Chelsea Market’s Mokbar, “ho cakes” are shorthand for hotteok, traditional Korean griddle cakes made from wheat flour, usually stuffed with [...]

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Sunday Supper at Chelsea Market Event

FRIENDS OF JAMES BEARD BENEFIT DINNER Sunday Supper at Chelsea Market Sun, 03.22.2015 Set in a historic factory, Manhattan’s Chelsea Market is now home to some of the city's finest epicurean shops and restaurants. For our seventh annual Friends of James Beard Benefit, we're bringing together a formidable group of chefs to prepare a convivial family-style feast, which will [...]

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Mokbar Review – Vegan Options

Mokbar May 6, 2015 As some of you know, I decided to do a vegan April. In reality, it was more of a mostly vegan April, but hey, it was a valiant effort! MokBar is one of the few ramen spots in NYC that offers a vegan ramen. I fell in love with their vegan [...]

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15 NYC Women Who Are Changing The Food & Beverage Industry – Chef Esther Choi

By GEORGIA KRAL & MELISSA KRAVITZ March 16, 2015 Women in food is a constantly discussed topic in certain circles, but like in other industries before it, women are taking over and the conversation is moving from niche to mainstream. Indeed, all over New York City female chefs, sommeliers and butchers are taking lead roles [...]

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Chef’s Korean Take On Ramen by Chef Esther Choi

March 2015 MŎKBAR IS ABOUT SPREADING KOREAN FOOD AND CULTURE THROUGH AN EASY VESSEL - RAMEN NOODLE SOUP. My favorite dish... The kimchi ramen holds a special place because it is inspired by my favorite childhood soup, kimchi jjigae. Turning it into a ramen has instantly made it my favorite ramen. However, it is important that you [...]

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