05/14/2015 06:00 pm ET Updated May 14, 2016

Chef's Night in New York's Koreatown

"Look up! The best places are on the second floor in K-town!"-- Chef Esther Choi of Môkbar

Chef Esther Choi is the owner of mŏkbar in New York's Chelsea Market. Her food is a Korean take on Japanese ramen. Choi's playground is Manhattan's Koreatown and as an insider, her advice is always go to the second-floor restaurants. She also says drink lots of soju and never pour your own glass or it brings bad luck. Here is chef Choi's night out in K-town.

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