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643 Hudson St.
New York , NY , United States http://www.fattycrab.com/
(212) 352-3590

Zak Pelaccio’s Fatty Crab has been serving ultra-spicy Malaysian-inspired specialties out of a brick-walled West Village space since 2005. The food is an intense blend of salty, funky, spicy, fishy, and tart flavors, like his watermelon and pork belly salad, the sweet and fragrant Jalan Alor chicken wings or the nasi lemak, a Malaysian curry served with a poached egg and the fiery fish-paste known as otak. Pelaccio and his partners have also opened Fatty Crab Uptown, a much bigger Upper West Side offshoot that takes reservations, and two branches of Fatty ‘Cue (one in Brooklyn, one in the West Village), which mix Southeast Asian flavors with slow-cooked BBQ and smoked meats.

Last updated 2013-01-11 16:29:27 UTC
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