Unfussy Fusion at Chop Shop
The team behind Bottino brings unassuming Asian fusion to Chelsea.
August 03, 2012
Braised short ribs at Chop Shop
Danny Emerman and Mah Chan of unfussy Italian restaurant Bottino have teamed up with Jason Li and Robert Wu to bring you Chop Shop, now serving Asian fusion cuisine in Chelsea. The straightforward menu focuses on fresh ingredients and natural flavors. Open for lunch and dinner Monday through Saturday, Chop Shop is the perfect place for a quick lunch on your way to The Highline or for a laid-back date night. Go for an assortment of small plates like summer rolls, pan-fried vegetable dumplings, and pork belly buns, or mix and match with larger offerings like the braised short rib, chicken curry, or Chilean sea bass with pan-fried with soybean purée and spicy peppers. Enjoy the minimalist décor inside or sit outside in the bamboo garden, perfect for an early dinner. No alcohol so far, but at the moment they are BYOB. Chop Shop, 254 10th Ave., 212-820-0833