Grab a few friends and head over to Momofuku Ssäm Bar for the Bo Ssäm ($180) a huge hunk of pork butt, cooked to falling-off-the-bone perfection, and served with a dozen oysters, kimchi, rice, a variety of sauces (including an addictive ginger-based sauce), and bibb lettuce for wrapping. You'll have to call in advance for reservations, and depending on the size of your group, you'll have room for other dishes as well. Our group of seven polished off some two orders each of the famed pork buns, the hamachi, and two three-terrine sandwiches, as well as the wax bean salad, an order of fried artichokes, some soft-shell crabs, and some ribs that were sent over by the kind folks at the next table (including Mario Batali and John Hodgman), all before the bo ssäm arrived at the table. No, we didn't finish it all, but we were pretty excited about digging into the leftovers the next day.
Momofuku Ssäm Bar
207 Second Ave., at 13th Street
212-254-3500; call in advance for the Bo Ssäm
Apparently Off the Broiler was there the next night -- 'tis the week of pork butt!