Those cheap little packages of dried noodle blocks that totally sustained you while writing your thesis? (Postmodern feminist theory FTW!) Well, turns out that there are plenty of delicious ways to cook them.
Ivan Orkin of Ivan Ramen believes that the essentials of great breakfast food can absolutely transfer to great ramen. With its satiating nature and umami flavors, he sees no reason to not create a ramen that veers into egg and ham territory.
A friend alerted me to a Craigslist listing in New York -- under "talent gigs," no less -- that has been floating around the Internet. Since the whole "being naked and used as a table" thing didn't work out, I decided to give it a shot.
Ramen may seem like just a basic noodle soup, but the crazy amount of work that goes into creating the silky pork broth, light noodles and marinated eggs is mind blowing. We traveled to Ramen Tatsu-Ya to break down this classic Japanese comfort food.