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Things You Find at Nishi: Lines Out the Door on Opening Night

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David Chang's Chelsea firecracker is officially lit and ready to soar through the sky..

Nishi photo by Gabriel Stabile

Momofuku Nishi is now officially open to the public. Here's a look at the scene outside the restaurant when the doors flung open 30 minutes ago:

And here's a photo of David Chang addressing the troops earlier today:

b t s || making of a momofuku #momofukunishi opens tonight

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A few stray bits of Nishi intel: Diners from friends & family meals were saying good things about the bundt cake. Also, apparently the wine list features some selections from UNEXPECTED LOCALES like Idaho. And apparently, somewhere down the road, the Nishi team plans to offer a large-format feast. If you happen to stop by this weekend, let us know what you think.

UPDATE: Here's a look at the menu.

Page 1 of the menu at #MomofukuNishi

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