Interview from July 22, 2008. Yet David Chang still remains one of the hottest chefs in the US. Based in NYC, Chang has quickly built up a “Momofuku” empire– Momofuku Noodle Bar, Momofuku Ko and Momofuku Ssäm Bar. The first Momofuku cookbook will be out later this month, written by David Chang and NYT writer Peter Meehan. Can’t wait!