noodle newsJamie

noodle news vol. 1

noodle newsJamie
noodle news vol. 1
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QPHuNLcBcq0 The first annual Ramen Noodle Festival took place in L.A. over the weekend... and I didn't find out about it until yesterday. UGH! Since, as you can infer, there is probably nowhere else on this earth I belong more than an entire ramen exhibition - where everywhere I turn I see a hot, heaping bowl of the stuff - you can imagine my disappointment when I found out about it after it was too late to book last minute travel arrangements. Guess there's always next year. More info here...

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Orenchi Ramen, the Santa Clara ramen powerhouse, will be opening its doors at its new location in San Francisco's Mission District. The new Orenchi Ramen is slated to open next summer. Read more here...

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Dassara Ramen, a Brooklyn ramen joint, will be serving up Keizo Shimamoto's famous ramen burgers starting September 14th to October 15th. Meanwhile I'm still waiting for them to make their way up to Northern California. Read more here...

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In continuation of this summer's trend of unlikely food mashups, the owners of Shalom Japan (another Brooklyn spot that specializes in "authentically inauthentic Jewish and Japanese food") have gifted to the world: matzoh-ball ramen ($16). Read more here...

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More in ramen burger news (it never gets old!), Tanaka Saimin of Honolulu, HI has taken the burger craze and adapted it to reflect local tastes with a bowl of saimin broth to boot. Read more here...