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How is the food at the Momofuku Roundtable events? Anyone been?

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hungrycomposer Oct 2, 2012 06:22 PM

How is the food at the Momofuku Roundtable events? Anyone been? They look like fun, but with the noodle bar and the ssam bar just a stone's throw from my apartment, I wanted to investigate these uptown events before buying tickets.

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    Sneakeater Dec 22, 2012 11:06 PM

    This is probably a wholly inappropriate post, but I listened to "Almost Truths and Open Deceptions" during dinner tonight (that's how this is arguably on-point here), and I think it may be the best yet. Great stuff. Thanks.

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      hungrycomposer Dec 27, 2012 11:40 AM

      Thanks!

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      rodchenko Oct 3, 2012 02:19 PM

      I've been twice--the first time we were served items off the Ma Peche lunch menu and the second time featured Ma Peche's new large format, chicken & lamb and rice. Awesome experience for 35 bucks.

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        hungrycomposer Oct 3, 2012 03:58 PM

        Was it like getting a whole lunch? Or just snacks while they talked?

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          rodchenko Oct 4, 2012 07:31 AM

          It's a whole lunch served after the talk.

      2. sgordon Oct 3, 2012 08:35 AM

        Update: according this wsj article, appears there's some basic food served buffet style, or at least there was at this past event - http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000...

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          hungrycomposer Oct 3, 2012 11:32 AM

          Thanks, Seth. i'm not a WSJ subscriber, so I couldn't access the article.
          But I'm surprised nobody here has been to one of these events!

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            sgordon Oct 3, 2012 11:45 AM

            Looked like from the photos in the WSJ they had pork buns, a snap pea salad, one other kind of sandwich option, and what looked like maybe a brownie from Milk Bar.

        2. sgordon Oct 3, 2012 08:31 AM

          I'm under the impression that there isn't food... or if there is, it's just some token finger food, maybe coffee, etc, but I wouldn't even count on that. I think they're really just presentation / talks. Maybe you can order off the regular MP lunch menu. At $35, one would hope they'd include at least a little something, though, if only comp you the latest issue of LP...

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