'ramen' on Serious Eats

Ramen with Chashu Pork from 'Hiroko's American Kitchen'

Like many big city serious eaters, I enjoy probably more than my fair share of ramen. Until this week, all of these sips and slurps were at restaurants or food trucks; even though I cook almost everything for myself, ramen has always seemed like a dish best left to experts with plenty of time to tend a long-simmered broth. However, when I opened up Hiroko Shimbo's new cookbook, Hiroko's American Kitchen, and saw not one, but two recipes for the noodle soup, I knew I needed to give it a shot. More

Takashi Yagihashi's Grilled Salmon and Chilled Somen with Ponzu Sauce

One thing I love about noodles is their versatility, which is another way of saying that there is never a bad time to have them. While a deep and rich bowl of something like ramen soothes the soul on a blistery cold winter day, a bowl of chilled noodles—like this recipe from Takashi's Noodles—sounds immediately appealing on a sweltering, sun-drenched one. More

Pepperoni Ramen Pizza

Photograph courtesy of Michele Humes This dish was developed by Karol Lu, as part of the second-annual Ramen-Off competition at the Brooklyn Kitchen, where she won the judges' award for most creative ramen dish. You can read more about it... More

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