Episode: Ivan Ramen

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Ivan Ramen

On this episode, Ray talks about his the best ramen shop he's every been to, Ivan Ramen in New York City. Ray outlines how chef owner Ivan Orkin got his start in Japan after personal tragedy, his rise to fame in Tokyo, shedding the white guy making ramen label, his move back home in 2011, the opening of his two ramen shops in Manhattan, how true ramen isn't the stuff in the bright colored packaging on grocery store shelves for $1, and why Orkin's ramen is the gold standard in the rapidly increasing food genre. For more on chef Ivan Orkin and Ivan Ramen, visit spoonmob.com/ivanramen.

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