Best Chili-Head Indulgence
So Gong Dong Dubu
411 N Central Ave, Hartsdale
(914) 397-1790; www.sogongdongdubu.com
Admittedly, the words “tofu stew” sound less than alluring, but wrap your lips around the sexiness of “soondubu jjigae.” This hearty, brick-colored Korean stew comes in a hot stone bowl and is offered in mild, medium, and—our preference—hot. Look for the chili-studded broth to offer slippery mouthfuls of house-made tofu, vegetables, and bouncy hand-cut noodles highlighted by a raw egg for you to crack and slip into your roiling bowl. Mmm.