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

Ivan Orkin had a fascinating life. He was a middle aged Jewish guy from the states that took a chance and opened a ramen shop in Tokyo. He was a ‘gaijin’ (foreigner), trying to make his name in a place that is fiercely opinionated about ramen. Ivan’s popularity grew quickly about his handmade noodles, clean and complex broth and thoughtfully prepared toppings. In his first ever Hardcover recipe book you can get some insight into the cultish world of ramen making in Japan and the Japanese culture. For the complete story and over 40 recipes, get book that has a longer title than a Wayne’s Brothers movie.

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