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Is MSG all that bad for you? David Chang and his Momofuku lab think not.

Lara Rabinovitch

The ultimate umami flavor--MSG--is all around us: it's in Parmesan cheese, mushrooms, and all kinds of fermented foods. So why does it get a bad rap, especially in these umami-obsessed days? David Chang of Momofuku is ready to launch a whole line of products celebrating MSG and the flavor explosion it creates. Are you ready?

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