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Scored Ko reservations, now whole plan has changed

msruckus Dec 12, 2011 01:23 PM

Original plan was 12/18 brunch at Locanda Verde, dinner at Kajitsu. 12/19 lunch at Gramercy Tavern, dinner at JungSik. 12/20 lunch at Jean Georges

But, we got 10 p.m. reservations for Ko on Sunday night, which means that we can fit in a fun "snack" in the late afternoon on Sunday. But, i am now thinking that JungSik might be too similar in flavor profile to Ko. Should we do Corton or maybe 15 East (sushi being my number one favorite type of food). Open to other ideas too.

Thanks in advance!

  1. Cheeryvisage Dec 12, 2011 01:54 PM

    Ah, you confused me with the other thread. Okay, copy-pasted my response to your other thread:

    I don't think Jungsik is similar to Ko in flavor profile. I find that Ko draws influences from more cuisines around the world and is more... "global". In one meal, it may jump from Japanese to Italian to Chinese to American to Greek to "I don't know what this is, but it sure is tasty". On the other hand, Jungsik is French-American with Korean touches.

    If you're thinking about going to Corton, Jungsik, or 15 East on Sunday afternoon... I don't believe any of them will be open on Sunday. But if it were up to me, I'd pick between Jungsik and 15 East. Jungsik because it's a unique restaurant that you won't easily find outside of Korea, and 15 East because Chef Masa is awesome and the chef's omakase (the $140 one) is sublime. If you go to 15 East though, make sure that you sit at the sushi bar, preferably in front of Chef Masa, otherwise it's probably not worth it. You must call to reserve at the sushi bar. Sushi bar or bust. :)

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