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MICHELIN Guide 2018
Distinction
n
Two Stars • Excellent cooking, worth a detour
Classification
ô
Very comfortable
Price
$$$$
Over 75 USD
MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View
Cool, chic, and completely urbane, Jungsik is the epitome of contemporary elegance. Inside the large, neatly partitioned space, find rich browns and ivory furnishings with flattering lighting that is just bright enough to see your food clearly. The chairs are deep and tables are well spaced, but request a plush corner banquette for maximum comfort. Even the place settings show sculptural beauty through dark pottery and white porcelain. The ambience is fairly quiet and somewhat reflective. The modern cuisine is confident, complex, and happens to be leaning much more toward Europe than Korea of late. No matter—the cooking remains profoundly enjoyable. At the same time, the most inspired dishes are the ones that retain their heritage, as in the dome of seaweed-seasoned rice with cubes of smoked and torched yellowtail, finished with slivered lettuce. Before the red snapper arrives at the table, hot oil is poured overtop to cook the fish but also to yield incredibly crisped skin; then it is served with a brunoise of hearty greens and potatoes and rich perilla vinaigrette. Artful desserts include black raspberry and coconut sorbet with crumbles of spinach cake, yuzu meringue, and perfect berry slices.
Services
  • N Notable wine list
  • 4 Notable cocktail list
  • a Wheelchair accessible
  • { Private dining rooms

LOCATION

Address

Jungsik

2 Harrison St., NY 10013

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Tel.

+1 212-219-0900

Opening hours

Dinner Mon- Sat

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