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163 First Ave. (E. Tenth St.) Send to Phone
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Chicken sandwich spot in the East Village from David Chang.

Lunch Wed.-Sun.
  • Dress code: Casual

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Fuku, New York, NY

Fuku Restaurant Review

: With Fuku, chef David Chang is attempting to do for chicken sandwiches what he did for the pork bun when he opened Momofuku Noodle Bar. Set in the former Momofuku Ko space, this first Fuku is set to launch a large brood offering the fast-served high-quality item. If the taste is any indication, Chang may succeed. The habanero-marinated buttermilk-soaked fried chicken patty spills out of the soft, non-intrusive bun. The texture is all delightful crunch and then the subtle spiciness sinks into the taste buds; the interior is chewy and juicy. Other menu options include fries (which are the inferior steak fries and should be skipped) and a good salad of farro, Mandarin oranges and shio. Soft drinks and basic mixed alcoholic libations are available, too.
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