Medium 2640
Steamed pork buns

Steamed pork buns

Momofuku Ssäm Bar

Ukrainian Village
$$$, Modern, Full Bar, American, Asian

Expert Recommendations

"These are rich, fatty, and full of flavor. The first time I tried them, my exact thoughts were, “Damn, that’s motherf-cking delicious.” I was initally worried because I had heard so much about them, but they definitely lived up to the hype. The hoisin sauce just adds the perfect umami note. I could eat those three nights a week if my arteries would let me."
"I usually appreciate dishes that are simply made with carefully selected ingredients, but every once in a while, I come across a dish that is inventive, complex, and absolutely delightful. The steamed buns at Ssäm Bar have the most tender pork accented by the sweet and sour flavors of the sauce, fresh scallions, and cucumbers."

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