100 Very Best Restaurants: #90 – Momofuku CCDC

Bing bread with smoked trout dip from Momofuku CCDC. Photograph by Scott Suchman


Ramen is ancient history at David Chang’s DC outpost, but we’re not shedding any tears. We’re too busy scooping salted-chili pimiento cheese with chicharrónes and pondering seconds of kimchee potato salad. The label-defying menu ricochets around the world. Among the highlights: spiced chicken with chicken-fat rice and yogurt, as well as a stunner of an iceberg salad. Expensive.