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David Chang's Momofuku And Christina Tosi's Milk Bar Will Be Opening In Las Vegas

Brisket and ramp udon at Momofuku (via Facebook)
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Famed Momofuku and Milk Bar, which have brought addictive noodles, fried chicken and desserts to the East Coast, Canada and even Australia, are finally heading west.Michelin starred and James Beard Award-winning chef David Chang has officially announced plans to expand his New York-based Momofuku empire by opening a spot in the Cosmopolitan hotel on the Las Vegas Strip, according to the L.A. Times. Pastry chef and two-time Beard Award-winner Christina Tosi, who developed the desserts for Momofuku, will also be bringing the restaurant's sister bakery, Milk Bar, to the hotel. And while no exact opening date has been set for either Momofuku or Milk Bar, if you've seen the lines at the other popular locations, you can expect people to start lining up right about now.

As far as the menus go, nothing specific has been released yet, but at Momofuku, we're likely to see some variation of Chang's celebrated noodles and fried chicken found at the other locations. While at Milk Bar we can hopefully enjoy some of Tosi's crack pie and sweet-savory compost cookies.

"We've got to make a restaurant that is accessible to a wide variety of people, but at the same time different, and innovative," Chang tells the Times. "At the end of the day, the only thing we are going to try to develop is delicious food and great service."

Momofuku and Milk Barwill be located at the Cosmopolitan Hotel, 3708 S. Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, (702) 698-7000.