A Long Strange Chat With Momofuku's David Chang | Washingtonian


That was not all that was on Chang’s restless mind this day, and the budgeted 45 minutes stretched on for close to an hour and a half as the celebrated chef—by turns neurotic, boastful, self-doubting, guilt-ridden, brashly determined, and, at times, delightfully unhinged—spoke about his dissatisfied father and sleeping in his parents’s basement, the public’s enormous expectations of him, his deep uneasiness over running a chain, his maniacal motivational methods, and his desire to serve “ugly food.”


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