1. Momofuku-ing after lunch (Milk Bar)

    Momofuku Milk Bar

    Momofuku Milk Bar

    It’s your birthday

    Momofuku Milk Bar

    Proudly brewing Stumptown

    Momofuku Milk Bar

    The Momofuku Milk Bar is the only place in NYC that sells Crack………Crack Pie (not pictured)!  When you walk into ehe Milk Bar you will be overwhelmed with so many enticing options such as the birthday cake truffle, compost cookie, and infamous crack pie.  However having already stuffed ourselves from lunch at Momofuku Ssam Bar, we had to pass on the crack and go for the compost cookie.  Wise decision on my part because this was the best cookie I’ve ever had in my life….EVER!!!! It was so good it should be renamed to Crack Cookie!  The Crack Pie will still remain on my bucket list until next time.     

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  2. Momofuku-ing Awesome (Ssam Bar)

    Momofuku Ssam Bar

    Rolling with the homie Kevin Chou as we backpacked through the urban jungle

    Momofuku Ssam Bar

    Momofuku Ssam Bar

    Highly anticipated pork belly buns

    Momofuku Ssam Bar

    Duck wontons “Shut it down”

    Momofuku Ssam Bar

    Spicy pork sausage and rice cakes

    Momofuku Ssam Bar

    Infamous duck with rice

    Momofuku Ssam Bar

    I have literally been waiting years to go to New York and walk into the Momofuku institution.  As with any other Asian food enthusiast, I copped the book, follow the twitter, and read the articles.  The anticipation to go here felt like waiting until Christmas to receive a Super Nintendo.  Lo and behold, this past summer I finally got my wish.  

    The Momofuku of choice was the Ssam bar since they offered the most variety.  Right when you walk in, you can feel the New York urban cool.  The decor has a modern feel as it’s decked out in wood panel and a few John McEnroe posters.  The staff is hip and the crowd is a pleaser.  

    For our order, there is no doubt we got the pork belly buns and duck with rice.  We  supplemented these staples with duck wontons and spicy sausage with rice cake.  The outcome was true happiness.

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