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jcd Aug 28, 2009 07:59 AM

a quick question --

i have a reservation tonight at momofuku noodle bar in new york city. they have a very reasonable corkage of $15, and a sparce wine list. we are going for a specific meal, which includes the following: two types of fried chicken (one southern style made with old bay seasoning), and one korean style (made with bibim, soy and sherry). the dinner comes with mu shu pancakes, long spicy peppers, baby carrots, red ball radishes, shiso leaves, bibb lettuce, four sauces (hoisin, ginger/scallion, jalapeno garlic and one other), and a basket of herbs.

i want to bring a wine to pair with the meal, but am not sure what to do about the old bay / asian combination. what would you bring, if only bringing one wine? i am open to any suggestions.

thanks so much!

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  1. carswell Aug 28, 2009 08:01 AM

    Pink champagne.

    1. goodhealthgourmet Aug 28, 2009 08:18 AM

      carswell beat me to it - sparkling rosé is perfect.

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      1. re: goodhealthgourmet
        ibstatguy Sep 1, 2009 04:28 PM

        concur on the bubbly although I would not be strictly wedded to a rose

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        BigWoodenSpoon Aug 28, 2009 03:00 PM

        Perhaps a nice Riesling?

        1. j
          jpc8015 Aug 30, 2009 12:07 PM

          Beer

          1. w
            whiner Sep 3, 2009 02:56 AM

            I would have brought a Champagne. Probably rose.

            1. maria lorraine Sep 3, 2009 12:18 PM

              Rose Bubbly.

              But I'm 5 days late to the party. What did you bring to the resto, jcd?

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