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A bunch of cookies from “Momofuku Milk Bar”

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The reputation of “Momofuku Milk Bar” is hands-down one of the best in the city for bakeries. With a spot in every major part of Manhattan and one deep in Hipster territory (Williamsburg), Momofuku has been moistening the panties of foodies for some time now. I have to admit, after getting hooked on the “Crack Pie”, I may be among those ranks now.

While hanging around the “Madison Square Eats” event in May, I picked up a few additional treats from their booth. With the price of three cookies for $5, how could I resist? I’d like to see you try! With the taste of crack… pie on my lips, I had high expectations for their cookies, and I am glad to report that they absolutely lived up their standards.
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Momofuku’s “Crack Pie” Should Be Illegal

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While I was filming at the “Madison Square Eats” event earlier this month, I saw the cute little “Momofuku Milk Bar” booth, maintained by the equally cute and friendly register girl. Run by David Chang with the baking prowess of Christina Tosi, Momofuku has built an empire around their high-quality food, but I had yet to visit any of their many shops in NYC.

Reeled in with the decorations of mini-pretzels strung atop the booth like Christmas lights and enamored with the pixie-like smile of the register girl, it did not take long for me to drop way too much money at their booth.

On her suggestion after informing her that I was a Momofuku virgin, I bought a slice of the “Crack Pie”. I wondered how many times a day she had to fake-laugh her way through customers that made drug jokes about the pie. Being the gentleman I was, I made one myself, her genuinely warm fake-laugh putting a grin on my face too. Damn you, Momofuku girl. Damn your cuteness and delicious baked goods. Let’s see if your pie was as amazing as you were.
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