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Ma Peche

15 W. 56th St. (Sixth Ave.) Send to Phone
212-757-5878 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
David Chang brings his Momofuku empire uptown.
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Breakfast & Dinner daily, Lunch Mon.-Sat.
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  • Dress code: Casual dressy
  • Reservations suggested

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Ma Peche, New York, NY

Ma Peche Restaurant Review

: David Chang in a Midtown hotel? The wizard-chef’s first foray outside the East Village was cause for some skepticism when it opened in early 2010. Unlike Chang’s other Korean-esque eateries, this one leans toward the French-Vietnamese variety. And refreshingly so. Start with the beef tartare, which is laced with star anise and scallions, before moving on to the pillow-like ricotta dumplings, sprinkled with black truffles and flavored with chicken jus; the lemon grass-tinged, fork-tender Niman Ranch lamb shank will please any carnivore. Dim sum-like delights may include black bass with foie gras and shrimp balls. There’s also a raw bar for oyster fans. Sweet-tooths should be warned that the menu offers no desserts. The wine list, though, is quite global, with bottles from the usual suspects as well as a few off-the-radar wine regions in Central Europe and North Africa.

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