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Privy 5 New York Marja Vongerichten

Host of the Kimchi Chronicles

Marja Vongerichten is the host of the "Kimchi Chronicles" on PBS, a brand-new thirteen part series that covers Korean food and culture. Born to a Korean mother and an American father, Marja brings a unique perspective on her travelogue centered around discovering her roots through Korean cuisine. Marja should know a thing or two about food, her husband is Jean Georges Vongerichten, the acclaimed chef behind Jean Georges in New York. The Kimchi Chronicles will explore all the different textures and layers of Korean culture and push past conventions for a journey of self-discovery you won't want to miss. Be sure to tune into PBS to follow along with Marja as she takes you through the Kimchi Chronicles.

To follow Marja Vongerichten's amazing journey, visit her official site www.kimchichronicles.tv or follow the Kimchi Chronicles on
Facebook: www.facebook.com/KimchiChronicles
Twitter: twitter.com/kimchitv
You can also catch exclusive video clips of The Kimchi Chronicles at
www.kimchichronicles.tv/episodes/the-kimchi-chronicles-begin

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  • Categories: Restaurants

    Neighborhood: Midtown

    Cuisine: Korean

    15 W 32nd St 2nd Fl, (between 5th Ave & Broadway) New York City 10001
    (212) 279-1874
    Pocha 32 is famous for it's budae jjigae and many will attest that it is the best in town. The budae jjigae is very generous and the mixture is absolutely delicious. Pair it with their fantastic watermelon soju (comes in an actual watermelon) and you can relax and enjoy the great flavors. Other traditional Korean dishes such as the spicy octopus are just as good. Plus, service is exceptional. Poch ... read more >
  • Categories: Restaurants

    Neighborhood: Midtown

    Cuisine: Korean

    32 W 32nd St 3rd Fl, (between 5th Ave & Broadway) New York City NY 10001
    (212) 967-5088
    Arirang Korean Restaurant is home to the possibly the best kalguksu (knife cut wheat noodles) in all of New York. For Korean comfort food, Arirang is unmatched in quality and selection. Their seafood pancakes and kimchi noodle soup are simply the greatest and you'll love savoring each homemade dish as it's prepared with the utmost care. Plus, in addition to the best ingredients, the portions are h ... read more >
  • Categories: Restaurants

    Neighborhood: Midtown

    Cuisine: Korean, Korean BBQ

    32 W 32nd St (between 5th Ave & Broadway) New York City NY 10001
    (212) 947-8482
    You aren't going to find many places that serve Korean Barbecue over charcoal but you will at NY Kom Tang. Here you get the authentic BBQ experience and the meat is all the better for it. The difference with charcoal is the amount of heat it generates so that your meat sizzles with enhanced natural flavors whether or not you choose marinated or unmarinated meat. The marinated kalbi and steak cubes ... read more >
  • Categories: Restaurants

    Neighborhood: Midtown

    Cuisine: Korean

    55 West 35th Street (between Fifth and Sixth avenues) New York City NY 10001
    +1 212 695 8222
    Cho Dang Gol is a Korean restaurant in Manhattan that has quality, authentic Korean food you won't find anywhere else. If you get nothing else at Cho Dang Sol, you must try their Seafood Soon Tofu. The broth is simply fresher and tastier than you'll find elsewhere in the city. Another menu item to note is their bulgogi stew that comes with special rice and wonderful flavors. If you're craving Kore ... read more >
  • Categories: Restaurants

    Neighborhood: Midtown

    Cuisine: Korean

    9 W 32nd St (between 5th Ave & Broadway) New York City NY 10001
    (212) 216-9487
    Diverse and delicious, Kunjip is a small wood outfitted spot with Korean newpapers for wallpaper, where diners cram themselves in elbow to elbow and nobody minds. This is as Korean food should be and it teems with patrons who come to make inroads on an extensive menu. Fiery ox-bone stews, with floating globules of chunky blood and gobdol bibimbap, crunchy and crisp at the bottom of the stone bowl. ... read more >

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