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

October 13th, 2015|

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

Demystifying Ramen – Interview with Chef Esther Choi

September 3rd, 2015|

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

Not Your Average: Esther Choi of Mokbar (Video)

September 1st, 2015|

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 [...]

A Tradition of Timeless Flavors: Mokbar (Video)

September 1st, 2015|

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 [...]

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

September 1st, 2015|

  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 [...]

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

September 1st, 2015|

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 [...]

12 NYC Restaurant Instagram Accounts To Follow For Serious Grubbing

September 1st, 2015|

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 [...]

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

September 1st, 2015|

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 [...]

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

September 1st, 2015|

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 [...]

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

September 1st, 2015|

  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 [...]

The 15 Best New Ramen Shops in America

September 1st, 2015|

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 [...]

Feeling the Heat? Try Cold Noodles at Mokbar

September 1st, 2015|

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. [...]

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