A NY State of Noodle: Ippudo, NY

Ippudo’s Ramen. Tonkotsu, one of the most popular ramen varieties, derives from Hakata, Japan. The latest New York addition to the world-renowned Ippudo franchise, Ippudo 5th Avenue features a classy yet minimalistic interior that provides a well-suited escape for the busy New Yorker. Rather than our traditional tonkotsu broth, this location uses our kasane-aji, or […]

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Flavor Fusion: Douglas Kim of Jeju Noodle Bar, NY

The close Korean equivalent of the Japanese Ramen, Ramyun is a comfort dish enjoyed by Koreans of all social class and ages. At Jeju Noodle Bar ​their main focus is to allow diners to experience and savor the distinct Korean flavor by using different techniques & ingredients from chef Douglas’s experiences. Upon graduating from CIA, Chef Douglas […]

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Tunnel Tonkotsu: Luck Sarabhayavanija of Ani Ramen, NJ

Ani translates to English as ‘big brother’. The idea of nurturing and growth in the way that sibling and family relationships bring together and strengthen communities. Working closely with the Sun Noodle company, the Ani Ramen team tested hundreds of combinations of noodle, broth and select ingredients to define the six variations available at our location. They […]

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Night Noodles: Soraya Kaoroptham of Midnight Ramen, CT

Their Story Begins at Midnight. Every Friday and Saturday night starting late at 11:00 pm until 3:00 am, the restaurant at Anaya Sushi is turned to be a Ramen House. They serve varieties of authentic Japanese Ramen. The ramen broth is simmered for 10 hours. We decided to interview Soraya Kaoroptham of Midnight Ramen because she […]

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