Korean-Inspired Magpie and the Tiger Opening in Petworth With Takeout-Only Set Menu

Magpie and the Tiger’s jjajangmyeon (noodles with black bean sauce). Photograph courtesy Magpie and the Tiger.

Chef Kevin Tien made a national name for himself in the tiny Japanese-inflected kitchen of Himitsu. A couple years after his departure and the restaurant’s subsequent closure, he’s reclaimed keys to the exact same Petworth space with friend, colleague, and fellow chef Caleb Jang to open a Korean-inspired restaurant called Magpie and the Tiger. After quietly launching last week with fried-chicken sandwiches from Tien’s other business, Hot Lola’s, the new spot will debut its own takeout-only, family-style set menu beginning Wednesday, January 12.

Tien and Jang first met seven years ago while working the back line at (now-closed) Momofuku CCDC in CityCenterDC. Jang continued to be Tien’s right-hand man at Himitsu, where he was responsible for many of the dishes. He then followed Tien to Emilie’s in Capitol Hill, followed by

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A Puzzling Set Of Facts

UPPER WEST SIDE, NY — A bit of a mystery is going on regarding the possible return of The Cottage, a longtime popular Chinese restaurant that closed in spring 2020 on the Upper West Side.



a train is parked on the side of a building: An image of the original The Cottage restaurant storefront that still stands at 77th and Amsterdam.


© Photo credit: Isabelle Tietbohl
An image of the original The Cottage restaurant storefront that still stands at 77th and Amsterdam.

The Cottage opened in 1981 and became a Chinese food institution at its Upper West Side home at 77th and Amsterdam. However, feeling the full brunt of the coronavirus pandemic and not being able to work out a new lease with its landlord, the eatery closed the location permanently in April.

However, as first reported by ILoveTheUpperWestSide, a recently processed New York State Liquor Authority record from Tuesday lists that a liquor license approval is pending for “The Cottage Restaurant” at 2199 Broadway, which is at the corner of 78th Street.

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