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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Where I Eat

Behind the Scenes

Chef Ivan Orkin reviews  at post.venue.name
"R&D!! Triple Garlic Chicken Mazemen, our newest dish in the Slurp Shop arsenal. Look for more new noodle dishes at Slurp Shop coming soon!!"
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Chef Ivan Orkin reviews  at post.venue.name
"Sushi bento for the train ride."
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Chef Ivan Orkin reviews  at post.venue.name
"My current slurp shop obsession, the Chilled Spicy Sesame Noodle, so quaffable, refreshing spicy creamy awesome!! Come check it out!!!"
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"Raw meat and raw yolk=perfect combination."
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From My Menu

Chef Ivan Orkin reviews Tori Paitan Ramen with egg at Ivan Ramen
$$ | Japanese
"Sometimes the most delicious food is inhaled in two minutes in the middle of a bustling kitchen when you're starving and just need to. I just love this Tori Paitan it's the best one I've ever had, and we serve it at Ivan Ramen. Come in and try it! #ramen #paitan #slurp"
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Chef Ivan Orkin reviews Dan Dan noodle with spicy ground lamb at Ivan Ramen
$$ | Japanese
"Lamb lover? This kicks it! The Dan Dan noodle with spicy ground lamb is delicious! Get it before we switch it up, it leaves a perfect burn...!"
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