Momofuku Noodle Bar

Momofuku Noodle Bar - Pork bunsPork buns. Bite into a thick, ultimately tender pork belly cooked fabulously. Best pork buns ever.

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Lucky to be there around 6 pm so that we didn’t line up for long.

Momofuku Noodle Bar - Market beans

Market beans: green beans with charred octopus, romesco sauce (momofuku style), chorizo and lemon basil leaves. Most delish chorizo bits, and lemon basil gives a phenomenal finish to this dish.

Momofuku Noodle Bar - Smoked chicken wings

Smoked chicken wings: caramelized smoked chicken wings meet the most delicious sauce that we’ve ever had. When it came out, the wings were piping hot and crispy on the surface from the caramelization.

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THE SAUCE. So we couldn’t help but asking for a bowl of steamed rice to enjoy the beautiful sauce after finishing the wings.

Momofuku Noodle Bar - Kimchi

The most delicious kimchi (I know I’ve said THE MOST DELICIOUS a few times already, but I mean IT!) Perfect with the generous portion of freshly steamed rice. Yes we devoured that big fat bowl of rice. Friggin amazing.

Momofuku Noodle Bar - Soy Sauce Egg

Soy Sauce Egg: almost fully cooked cold egg with some sauce, topped with fried onions and chives.

Momofuku Noodle Bar - Momofuku Ramen

Momofuku Ramen. First taste of the broth came to us as quite earthy with pronounced mushroom and kombu flavour. But starting to slurp the noodles with a few sips of the broth together gave it a taste of wonderfully done meat broth in depth combining all the ingredients – fatty tender pork belly and pork shoulder, slowly poached soft egg, roasted seaweed, and surprisingly CRISP napa cabbage – deliciously. It was certainly the moment of “shock & awe,” or the aha! moment of understanding why Momofuku ramen is distinguished from all others.

Momofuku Noodle Bar
171 1st Ave
New York, NY 10003
(212) 777-7773
www.momofuku.com
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