This June, New York City will play host not only to The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2016 but also to an exciting series of collaborative dinners with leading Korean and US chefs.
KoreaNYC Dinners, in partnership with Seoul-based gourmet magazine La Main, will take place over three nights in June, with five top Korean cooks partnering up with US-based talent Dan Barber and Carlo Mirarchi.
Tickets go on sale soon from the restaurants’ websites – stay tuned for more details!
Thursday 9th June – Blanca
261 Moore Street, Brooklyn 11206
Korean chefs Jinmo Jang of A&ND Dining and Hyun-Seok Choi of Elbon The Table will host a ‘six-hands’ dinner with acclaimed chef Carlo Mirarchi of Blanca in Brooklyn.
Clockwise from top left: Jinmo Jang; Leek at A&ND Dining; Carlo Mirarchi; seaweed and sunchoke at Blanca (image: Deirdre Schoo); Hyun-Seok Choi; Lobster with burrata and tomato essence at Elbon The Table
Friday 10th June – Blue Hill
75 Washington Place, New York 10011
Mingoo Kang of Mingles and Tony Yoo of 24 Seasons will join forces with the brilliant Dan Barber of Blue Hill in Greenwich Village.
Clockwise from top left: Dan Barber; Mingles Doen jang creme brulee; Tony Yoo; 24 Seasons peeled fig and ginseng with Angelica gigas puree; Mingoo Kang; blood sausage roll at Blue Hill
Saturday 11th June – Jungsik
2 Harrison Street, New York 10013
All four Korean chefs will team up with established chef-restaurateur Jungsik Yim to create a gala KoreaNYC Dinner at Jungsik’s New York branch in Tribeca, Manhattan.
Fan of Korean cuisine? Take to Instagram, Twitter and Facebook and tag your best food pics with #KoreaNYC
- Laura is responsible for all content across The World’s 50 Best Restaurants and The World's 50 Best Bars, including video, websites, live event coverage and the #50BestTalks thought-leadership series. After working for many years as a financial journalist, Laura joined the 50 Best team in 2014 with a view to combining her three main passions: food, travel and writing. Laura has a soft spot for Latin America and has lived in Brazil, Argentina, Mexico and Ireland. She is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese and is also a qualified translator.
- Laura Price