Momofuku Má Pêche

New York City, NY

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Cuisine Description

Foods from Japan, France, Barbados and New York influence chef Paul Carmichael’s clean, innovative American cuisine, which is both playful and refined. 

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Wine List Description
“We are compelled by quality-minded producers and wines that inspire us,” says Jordan Salcito, wine director. “Our list aims to provide selections that pair brilliantly with our food, and that move people to want to drink more wine.”
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Riot-Worthy Dish
Wine Enthusiast editors asked America's 100 Best Wine Restaurants of 2013 "which dish would start a riot if it was taken off the menu?" Their riot-worthy dish is…
“Guests would start a riot if we took off the Bev Eggelston Ossabaw pork chop,” says Salcito.

Perfect Pairing
The Spanish mackerel with pickled romaine, tofu, and brown butter pairs gorgeously with jean-Louis Chave’s 1998 Hermitage Blanc.

Wine Events
The restaurant offers wine pairings with “Kappo,” a set meal served at the counter for only eight guests a night, and pairings are customized for guests in the main dining room using selections from our cellar.


Wine Enthusiast Magazine announced the third annual issue of America's best wine-centric establishments, and to commemorate the list, WE hosted a rooftop party where we honored this year's recipients and toasted the exploding culture of wine and food.

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2013 Restaurant Features

Game On

Move over pork: Duck is the new darling of America’s hottest restaurants, and it scores big with playful wine pairings from Rioja to the Rhône.

Pizza Party

Wine-friendly pizzas offer diners a slice of heaven.

New York's Sommeliers Pour Local

Many of Manhattan’s best restaurants aren’t just about eating local, but drinking local wines, too.

Element of Surprise

Whether menus change daily, weekly or monthly—or cease to be presented to diners at all—eating at these restaurants is nothing less than a thrill.