119 1st Ave

Oiji, is creating a new category for Korean cuisine in New York City: Refined Authentic Korean. Providing an exploration in traditional flavors and dishes while utilizing modern cooking techniques and ingredients. The result is both familiar and surp... more

Oiji, is creating a new category for Korean cuisine in New York City: Refined Authentic Korean. Providing an exploration in traditional flavors and dishes while utilizing modern cooking techniques and ingredients. The result is both familiar and surprising. The decor provides is intimate and stylish, accented with an open kitchen, reclaimed wood, exposed brick and ambient lighting.

Brian Kim and Tae Kyung Ku are Co-Chef/Co-Owner team, both born and raised in Korea and veterans of the restaurant scene in Seoul. Both attended the Culinary Institute of America, where the hatched the plot bring new perspective on Korean food toe the ignorant masses of NYC, a plot they have largely succeeded at.


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Info

119 1st Ave
East Village, NY 10003
(646) 767-9050
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Editorial Rating

Category

Korean

Price

$$$$$

Ambience

Business Casual

Payment

All Major

Nearby Subway

  • to 1st Avenue
  • to Astor Place
  • to 2nd Avenue

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