Restaurant Find: Atoboy NYC

Atoboy NYC | meltingbutter.com Restaurant Hotspot

Barbecue, bibimbap and soju might be the first things to come to mind when we think of Korean dining, but Michelin-star Chef Junghuyn Park (JP) and wife Ellia Park’s new modern restaurant Atoboy NYC is set to change that perception, offering tapas style Korean fare. A simple tasting menu offers a a choice of three […]

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Restaurant & Tasting Menu Find: Jungsik NYC x Dom Pérignon

Jungsik NYC - meltingbutter.com Restaurant Hotspot

At first glance, it’s easy to see that Jungsik NYC, a Michelin star-spangled transplant from Seoul is the city’s most refined haute-Korean restaurant experience. With impeccable service, a rarely seen “nouvelle” approach to Korean cuisine and an unruffled, crisp white linen-filled dining room, Jungsik oozes modern elegance from every angle. Young Executive Chef Yim Jung-sik […]

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Restaurant Find: Danji NYC

Danji NYC - Restaurant Hotspot | meltingbutter.com

We all have that one friend who “avoids any street between – insert Midtown street numbers here – like the plague” for reasons only a New Yorker can justify. Surely, one should specifically avoid any area in midtown – especially when it comes to pickings of the culinary kind. Right? Well not quite – if you […]

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NYC Spa Find: Spa Castle

NYC HOTSPOT FIND: SPA CASTLE | meltingbutter.com

SPA CASTLE, COLLEGE POINT – QUEENS There is such a thing as a relaxing adventure at Spa Castle, a Korean day spa concept in College Point, Queens. The words relaxing and adventure probably aren’t used together so often but you’ll know what I mean when you set foot in this 60,000-square-foot multiplex of pools, saunas, […]

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NOMA: 2010 World’s best restaurant serves shitty carrots

That’s right, I heard it straight from the horses’ mouth – Rene Redzepi, owner of NOMA, the best restaurant in the WORLD according to the esteemed San Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2010. It all started the morning after our first Momofuku experience. I was an obsessed woman – I wanted to find out everything […]

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