Peking Duck

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In terms of historical dishes, few can compare to the presence of Peking Duck. Dating back to the Yuan Dynasty (approximately 1271-1368), Peking Duck is a dish rich in history, tradition and most importantly, flavor. The Pekin duck breed was introduced to America by China in the 1870’s. While beginning in Connecticut, Pekin breeders eventually traveled on to Long Island, where by 1960 Long Island duck farms were producing nearly 7.5 million ducks per year. The ducks at Momosan are locally sourced from the last remaining duck farm in Long Island, Crescent Duck Farm. The once booming industry was in…

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Born – Junmai Daiginjo Muroka Namagenshu

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To fully understand why a sake such as Born Junmai Daiginjo Muroka Namagenshu is so special, we must first understand what these identifying words mean. To start, Born is the brewery behind the sake. Born, a brewery located in the Fukui prefecture of Japan, brews a line of sake’s which they tagline as “a series of exquisite sake”. Junmai Daiginjo is the classification, or seimaibuai, of the sake. Junmai literally translates to “pure rice”, meaning absolutely no alcohol has been added by the brewer. Sake that does not have the “junmai” classification has had a slight amount of distilled brewer’s’…

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Berkshire Pork

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One glance through the pages of the Momosan Ramen & Sake menu and you’ll notice we are not shy about our use of different portions of a pig. Through the provided picture on our dinner menu, we show how different cuts such as belly, feet, shank, neck, back, ear, ribs, and jowl are used in different dishes. At Momosan Ramen & Sake, select cuts are not from the standard “ordinary” breed, but rather are from the rare breed known as Berkshire. Berkshire pork, sometimes referred to as the “black pig”, dates back to the 1600’s in the Berkshire county of…

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Irrashai! (Welcome!)

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Irrashai NYC! It’s been nearly two months since we opened the doors at Momosan Ramen & Sake, and we are so excited to see so many new faces on a daily basis. To those of you that have had to stand on line for a bowl of our noodles, thank you for waiting and for your patience as we learn and grow! If you have yet to dine with us, Momosan Ramen & Sake is a casual and welcoming place where you can stop by alone and grab a seat at the bar, or with a group and make new…

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