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.


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Tori Paitan Ramen with egg
$$, Ramen, Midtown
"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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