First Look: ATOBOY Opens Today in NoMad With Korean Small Plates

By Kelly Dobkin  |  July 28, 2016
Credit: Nathan Ma

Images by Nathan Ma

The gist: Husband-and-wife duo chef Junghyun and Ellia Park are opening this affordable Korean small plates tasting-menu concept in NoMad tonight. 

The food: At Atoboy, the concept is tasting menu-only; Choose from three dishes plus rice for $36. Options include pork jowl with barley ssamjang and romaine (pictured at top); chicken with spicy peanut butter and garlic; and squid, pork and salsa verde (pictured above) among others. There are some a la carte side dishes available as well as supplements; menu items will rotate frequently with season and availability. Check out the full menu below. 

The drinks: Beer, wine and soju are the main offerings here as well as soju cocktails like the Hwayo Ginger Rosso, made with ginger syrup, grapefruit and premium soju.

The space: The interior features modern wood-topped tables and exposed stone walls. Plateware comes from Korean-based ceramic artisan, Solibaker, which marks the first U.S. partnership with the brand.

The details: 43 E. 28th Street; 646-476-7217

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