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Masak - Closed

432 E. 13th St. New York, NY 10009 | East Village | 212-260-6740

Location Description:

This obscurely located East Village gem Masak offers a menu that overlaps with Fatty Crab's. Thus there is a version of the celebrated Malaysian dish chile crab. Only instead of wrestling shell-on crustaceans, you get a spicy dip of lump crabmeat furnished with mantou, little rolls shaped like bread, but tasting more like donuts. Other recommended dishes in this bistro that looks like the inside of a Victorian house include a crisp-skinned half chicken (called "devil chicken") in thick palm-syrup sauce, a chile-roasted pork chop of mind-boggling size smothered in pea shoots and sautéed onions, and an oddball starter of spice-rubbed chicken hearts. Desserts are similarly fab.

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  • Cuisine(s): Asian, Dessert, Singaporean
  • Hours: Sun, Sat 12pm-3:30pm, Sun, Tue-Thu 6pm-11pm, Fri-Sat 6pm-10pm
  • Price: $$$
  • Serving: Brunch, Dinner
  • Alcohol: Full bar
  • Reservations: Not Accepted
  • Parking: Street
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards

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