Ivan Ramen: Love, Obsession, and Recipes from Tokyo's Most Unlikely Noodle Joint

Ivan Ramen: Love, Obsession, and Recipes from Tokyo's Most Unlikely Noodle Joint

Ivan Orkin, Chris Ying


The end-all-be-all consultant to ramen from Ivan Orkin, the iconoclastic New York-born proprietor of Tokyo's most sensible ramen shop. 

In 2007, Orkin, a middle-aged Jewish man from new york, did anything loopy. within the food-zealous, insular megalopolis of Tokyo, Ivan opened a ramen store. He used to be a gaijin (foreigner), attempting to make his identify in a spot that's fiercely opinionated approximately ramen. initially, buyers got here simply because they have been curious, yet note unfold quick approximately Ivan’s hand-crafted noodles, fresh and complicated broth, and thoughtfully ready toppings. quickly adequate, Ivan grew to become a celebrity—a fixture of jap television courses and the face of his personal best-selling model of fast ramen. Ivan opened a moment position in Tokyo, and has now back to manhattan urban to open his first US branch.

Ivan Ramen is basically books in a single: a memoir and a cookbook. In those pages, Ivan tells the tale of his ascent from wayward formative years to a celeb of the Tokyo eating place scene. He additionally stocks greater than 40 recipes, together with the whole, designated recipe for his signature Shio Ramen; artistic how one can use additional ramen parts; and a few of his most well liked ramen adaptations. Written with equivalent elements candor, humor, gratitude, and irreverence, Ivan Ramen is the single English-language ebook that gives a glance contained in the cultish global of ramen making in Japan. it is going to encourage you to forge your individual course, offer you perception into jap tradition, and go away you with a deep appreciation for what is going right into a likely basic bowl of noodles.

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