I haven't eaten at [thank you MyCroft] Ssam for a long time, and the last time I did, it was of a plate of American hams, cured in the manner of Serrano and prosciutto. Frank Bruni's review in the Times today made me very hungry. And then I saw something that my Frenchie would like, very much...
"No dish comes across as a compulsory sop to unadventurous eaters or an obligatory nod to some trend. It seems, instead, that Mr. Chang & Co. are simply feeding you what they themselves most enjoy eating.
...sometimes it just means a crunchy baguette with a cow’s milk butter from Vermont and a goat’s milk butter from Britain. Ssam charges $8 for this, rightly wagering that if you really value bread and butter, you’d rather pay for something superior than get something ordinary for free."
Read the rest of Frank Bruni's NYTimes review of Ssam, here. And if you want a roast pig for a party of six or more, this is your destination.