Creative Korean Sides Take Center Stage at Junghyun and Ellia Park’s Atoboy

A quick glimpse through the narrow window slivered into Atoboy’s concrete exterior and you would never guess that this discrete restaurant in Manhattan’s bustling NoMad neighborhood is leading the way in redefining western conceptions of Korean cuisine. Rather than serve well-known North American favorites, such as bulgogi or bimbimbap, Atoboy turns the spotlight on banchan;…

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Japanese Roots with NYC Flavor: Maiko Kyogoku and Emily Yuen’s Culinary Home of Bessou

Tucked away on a discreet street in Lower Manhattan lies a contemporary, cozy refuge with culinary comforts simply awaiting discovery. Beso in Japanese translates to “home away from home” or “holiday village” and it is this concept that lies at the heart of Bessou; the sleek NoHo fusion restaurant specializing in fresh takes on Japanese…

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Fashion, Food and Fads with Chillhouse’s Cyndi Ramirez

If you are looking for inspiration to start your own business, look no further than Cyndi Ramirez. The NYC-based entrepreneur began her career with a fashion and culinary-focused blog, Taste the Style. Once it gained a loyal following, Ramirez continued to let chaos fuel her work, by entering into yet another collaboration of two parallels with her latest venture, Chillhouse.

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