Dining

JUNGSIK: O Tempora o Cibi!

Korean cuisine, that has been undergone generations, is mainly according to rice, vegetables, and meats. Why focus only on traditional plates when you are able bring innovations to your culinary routine? Zingy and opulent right degree, Jungsik New York provides the unique landmark Seoul experience combined with impeccable service to deliver contemporary Korean wonders to the table.

Located at 2 Harrison, Tribeca, Jungsik was awarded by Michelin having a string of stars for any reason. In the three tiny rooms with lovely lighting, which is just bright enough to visit your food clearly, Chef Yim and his team conjure up new luscious masterpieces, bringing the pioneer influences of French cuisine and new Spanish movements into the Korean domain while staying in keeping with familiar flavors of Korea. The state-of-the-art interior invests inside a cozy yet upscale atmosphere of fine dining. The interior, filled with rich browns and chic ivory furnishings, has two long walls of creamy banquettes and alabaster table linens, screaming with modern elegance. The chairs are deep, and tables are very well spaced to produce a feeling of Korean feng shui. Dark pottery and white porcelain also bring about the symphony of the restaurant's harmonic refinement.

Most of the dishes on the tasting menu are offered in miniature portions to emphasise the distinctiveness of each bite. Regardless of the presence of modernly inspired plates, the best dishes on the list have roots in classic Korean homestyle cooking that boasts bold flavors and playful odors. In the seasonal menu, we recommend sampling marvelous black cod with red pepper soy and shishito pepper, scallops with brown butter dashima and sancho jangajji and crispy fried rice cakes shaped like peanuts. To reach the apogee of your dining knowledge about Jungsik, try the ocean urchin rice bowl having a light soy sauce, a little sesame oil that's been slightly refashioned, having a hint of toasted quinoa. For any dessert, taste french-inspired yet Korean apple tatin with coconut sorbet.

To the delight of its customers, the restaurant provides the extensive 48-page wine list which includes all shades of Dom Perignon and even “Romanée-Conti” Grand Cru Monopole, probably the most exclusive wines you can find. Wine pairing is available for every tasting menu to achieve a deeper insight into the restaurant's culinary creativity. Enjoy the ultimate signature nine-course tasting menu with premium wine pairing featuring amazing wines like Domaine Leflaive, Opus One and Ch^ateau d'Yquem.

Experience the paramount milestone in the good reputation for contemporary Korean dining and let Jungsik's pleasures play on the end of the tongue with its flavorful fireworks of culinary eroticism.

2 Harrison St.

New York, NY 10013

212.219.0900

jungsik.com

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