Momofuko’s pork-loving David Chang
Publicist, socialite, and soon-to-be reality star Kristian Laliberte told us how the faltering economy was impacting the Manhattan social scene.
We chatted with Marc Jacobs’s boyfriend Lorenzo Martone at a VIPP and Helena Christensen-sponsored auction.
On Tuesday, a food blogger reported that seats at Momofuku Ko were empty Monday night. We took that as a sign that the grim effects of the economic downturn were officially here, in our neighborhood.
The Daily Transom phoned Ko owner David Chang that day to see if he was worried, but never Read More
Monday evening, a writer at foodie blog Soup and Bread recounted her 10-course meal at Momofuku Ko, David Chang‘s 12-seat culinary mecca in the East Village with the tricky reservation system that requires diners to log onto the reservations Web site at exactly 10 a.m. in order to score a seat.
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First, David Chang limited our access to his 12-seat Momofuku Ko by instituting the online only reservation system that one must return to at 10 a.m. every morning for weeks–and be quick with the mouse–in order to even have a chance of reserving a seat.
Now, Mr. Chang won’t even allow us to get Read More
“It’s very surreal,” said David Chang, the hugely hyped hotshot at the helm of Manhattan’s three Momofuku restaurants, about taking top honors as the city’s best chef at the James Beard Foundation Awards at Avery Fisher Hall on Sunday, June 8. (The ceremony was hosted by Sex and the City’s Kim Cattrall, who “flirted” awkwardly Read More
This morning we caught up with mega-chef and restaurateur Wolfgang Puck at the New York Women in Communications Matrix Awards where he presented Ruth Reichl with an award for her achievements as Gourmet’s editor-in-chief.
Naturally we asked Los Angeles-based Mr. Puck if he’s had any exceptional dining experiences while visiting our celebrity Read More