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Apr 25, 2012 03:33 PM

Toronto Momofuku set to open July 28th

According to this:

I thought it would be closer to December. This is awesome news!

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  1. Great news. And 3 restaurants in one building -- did not know this.

    1. My source says Aug 17th, has met a number of the people Chang has hired and was impressed.

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      1. re: bytepusher

        And Toronto Life is now reporting that Momofuku's Toronto PR rep called to correct the date to "sometime in August 2012"

      2. SO excited about this! It's about time that Toronto gets a decent ramen-ya presence. It's been way too long a time coming. Kenzo is crap. Niwatei is too far from downtown.

        Although, I felt that the ramen at Momofuku is good... My fav is Ippudo. But the Momfuku ramen blows Zenzo's out of the water!

        Also excited about Kingyo, Raijin and Kinton set to open in Toronto this year, too! Ramen mania!!

        (ps - is it obvious how ridiculously giddy i am about this? i make trips to nyc just for ramen!)

        1. I'd like to like this but need to see if he can clone the price/quality/vibe of the NYC originals. That's the grail and it will flop if he doesn't. It takes more than a name and buzz.

          1. I'm psyched. Love that there will be 2 or 3 different rooms and concepts. Exciting news indeed. Not surprising that they'll be open in time for TIFF.

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            1. re: peppermint pate

              I agree that this is very exciting news! I hope that the food and vibe on one of the floors live up to the quality of what I experienced at Ssam Bar in New York. I am interested to see what concepts he goes with here, given the differing concepts at all his New York (and now Sydney) restaurants.