RECAP: 170 guests came hungry and eager to watch hunky Chef Angelo Sosa work his magic by going Korean, with the usage of gochujang, a Korean bean paste as well as liquid nitrogen. We were impressed by both the savory and the sips, as we not only left full, but there also was a superfluous amount of Bibimbap sliders going around, voted ‘Best Burger in America’. Sponsored by the Korean government, generous goodie bags were handed out, including Taste of Korea DVDs, a tee, a metal spoon and chopstick set for 2, and even a box of Jinro Soju. PICS HERE | NBC RECAP W/ SARA GORE
At this epic celebration of Asian cuisine, travel and feast your way through Asia’s diverse cultures without leaving the majestic Mandarin Oriental ballroom overlooking Central Park. VIP hour for this SOLD OUT Event is 6-7pm and General Public admission begins at 7pm. See you all there! Tweet us @i8and8 and say hi!
The Grand Feast celebrates the best of Asian cuisine as interpreted by an acclaimed line-up of master chefs from Asia as well as those from the LUCKYRICE culinary council. Some of the city’s most beloved chefs side-by-side star chefs from Asian culinary hotspots including Korea, Taiwan, Macau and Malaysia. Continue reading