Ivan Orkin

Ivan Orkin

New York

About Ivan Orkin

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.

My Venues


  • Ivan Ramen: Love, Obsession, and Recipes from Tokyo's Most Unlikely Noodle Joint
  • Coolest New Ramen Shops in NYC

Where I Go Out

At My Venues

Tori Paitan Ramen with egg
Tori Paitan Ramen with egg
Japanese, Full Bar, Ramen, Noodles
Lower East Side
"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! #slurp"
At my venues
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