Ivan Orkin at Ivan Ramen

Bio

Chef Ivan Orkin is the chef/owner of Ivan Ramen. A self described “Jewish Kid from Long Island”, he realized his dream of cooking while doing it in Japan on his terms. Armed with a degree in Japanese from the University of Colorado Boulder, he immediately moved to Japan upon graduating and cemented his love of everything Japanese.

Accolades

  • Ivan Ramen: Love, Obsession, and Recipes from Tokyo's Most Unlikely Noodle Joint
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  • Coolest New Ramen Shops in NYC
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"Made time during prep and ran over to Ramen Tatsu-ya. Super tasty bowl of tonkotsu ramen, which helped me maintain my Austin meat sweats! @ramentatsu_ya"
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"Thinly sliced Pork belly wrapped around tofu and braised in dashi. Ate this with some Koji cured mackerel, just another day with the family, life is good."
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"Coming soon to Slurp Shop! Spicy Cold Sesame Noodle. Spicy, creamy, refreshing, perfect cold noodle. Wait for it, just around the corner."
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"Xiao Long Bao! One of the best places to get them (I'm sure someone out there will tell me which place is soooo much better, bring it). I paired these with an ice cold glass of sweet soy milk, possibly true nirvana."
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"One of my favorite shots of my kitchen at Ivan Ramen in Tokyo, it was super sexy when all of these pots were full with soup simmering away! Awesome pic by @yamaguchinoriko"
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