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All the NYC Restaurants David Chang Visits in His New Netflix Series

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Carbone, Totonno’s, Wu’s Wonton King, and more

David Chang
David Chang
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New York restaurants appear in four of the eight episodes of Momofuku kingpin David Chang’s new food-focused Netflix docuseries Ugly Delicious. The show uses food to delve into cultural identity, breaking each episode into a clear theme such as pizza, fried chicken, and tacos.

This is Chang’s first major TV project in five years, and his hometown is featured prominently. Episodes are recapped in great detail over on, but here are the NYC spots that get shoutouts.

Episode 1: Pizza

Lucali: Chang and food writer Peter Meehan venture to Mark Iacono’s thin crust pizzeria in Carroll Gardens. 575 Henry St., near Carroll Street

Totonno’s: Chang also visits Coney Island’s famed pizzeria Totonno’s. 1524 Neptune Ave., between West 15th and 16th streets

Domino’s: Yup, Chang orders pizza from an unspecified Domino’s in Brooklyn.

Episode 3: Home Cooking

Momofuku Noodle Bar: In addition to visiting Chang’s Manhattan apartment, the home cooking-focused episode of Ugly Delicious stops by Chang’s own Momofuku empire in New York and Las Vegas. The episode also features April Bloomfield of The Spotted Pig, The Breslin, and more, though they don’t stop by. 171 1st Ave., near East 11th Street

Episode 7: Fried Rice

Wu’s Wonton King: Chang and crew eat golden fried rice and other assorted dishes at this Cantonese Chinatown restaurant. 165 East Broadway, near Rutgers Street

Great N.Y. Noodletown: This Cantonese Chinatown stalwart, especially known for its very late hours, is also featured in the episode. 28 Bowery, near Bayard Street

Episode 8: Stuffed

The Grill: Stuffed stuff — dumplings and stuffed pasta — are the focus of the final episode of Ugly Delicious, and they visit opulent Midtown East chophouse The Grill for squid ink mezzaluna, scungilli shells, and tortellini al ragu. 99 East 52nd St., between Park and Lexington avenues

Carbone: They also eat tortellini al ragu and scungilli shells at fancified red sauce joint Carbone in Greenwich Village. 181 Thompson St., between Houston and Bleecker streets

Note: Eater NY editor Serena Dai appears in episode seven.

Momofuku Noodle Bar

171 1st Avenue, Manhattan, NY 10003 (212) 777-7773 Visit Website

Totonno's Pizzeria Napolitano

1524 Neptune Avenue, New York, NY 11224 718 372 8606

Wu's Wonton King

165 East Broadway, Manhattan, NY 10002 (212) 477-1112 Visit Website


575 Henry Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231 (718) 858-4086 Visit Website


99 Market Square Southwest, , DC 20024 (202) 916-5996 Visit Website


49 Collins Avenue, , FL 33139 Visit Website

Great NY Noodletown

28 Bowery, Manhattan, NY 10013 (212) 349-0923 Visit Website