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What is the best best Korean soft tofu stew in the NYC area?

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amodestproposal May 28, 2013 12:20 PM

Manhattan, Queens? Happy to go to any area but want Bay-Area quality soft tofu stew!!

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    inmybackpages May 28, 2013 12:53 PM

    BCD tofu house is pretty good.

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      Peter Cuce May 28, 2013 02:03 PM

      If you go to BCD Tofu House in Queens make sure you go to the real one in Bayside, not the fake one on 150th.

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      burton May 28, 2013 02:01 PM

      Natural Tofu Restaurant on Queens Blvd in Sunnyside (10 mins or so by subway from Midtown by subway). Excellent soondubu chigae and lots of combinations available.

      1. sgordon May 28, 2013 02:07 PM

        For K-Town, yeah, I'd have to go with BCD's soondubu jjigae.

        1. coasts May 28, 2013 06:28 PM

          So Kong Dong in Fort Lee, NJ is an option, although, i wouldn't say it's so much better than BCD that it'd be worth the trip for that alone.

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            inmybackpages May 29, 2013 06:45 AM

            NY Tofu House in the east village is also known as So Kong Dong, I guess they wanted a more marketable name. It's pretty good too.

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              Peter Cuce May 29, 2013 10:47 AM

              Is it still open? Last week it looked like they were shut down by the DOH.

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                inmybackpages May 29, 2013 03:04 PM

                Not sure, it's been at least a month since I've been.

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                  amodestproposal May 29, 2013 07:09 PM

                  Thanks so much for these recs! We tried BCD last night and it was awesome. Walked by NY Tofu today and it's definitely open (or reopened). Will try that soon.

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