[VIDEO] How One of NYC's Most Successful Restaurateurs Risked $10 Million on Fried Chicken

Can you turn fried chicken into a fine dining dish? That's what restaurateur Simon Kim and chef SK Kim are betting on as they open Coqodaq, their new Korean fried chicken restaurant in NYC. Seven years after opening Cote, the first Michelin-starred Korean barbecue restaurant, Simon and SK are trying to replicate their success with fried chicken. Follow the duo from the test kitchen, where the chefs perfect their frying methods, to their soft opening, where they served the signature $38 fried chicken bucket with Korean banchan, condiments, and noodles.

via Eater

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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