NYC RAMEN SUMMIT AT ANIME NYC
On Sunday, November 19, globally-recognized ramen chefs Ivan Orkin (Ivan Ramen, Slurp Shop) and Shigetoshi “Jack” Nakamura (Nakamura) along with Sun Noodle’s Kenshiro Uki will sit together on the first NYC Ramen Summit at the inaugural Anime NYC. The three will discuss their unique careers, the cultural significance of ramen, and the dish’s devoted following in New York and across the USA.
The panel will be moderated by Sho Spaeth, Features Editor at Serious Eats. It will take place at 12 PM in Panel Room 1.
The Ramen Summit will act as the culinary capstone of Anime NYC. Throughout the weekend, fans can also dig into authentic Japanese eats including bento boxes and onigiri from food vendors including BentOn and RESOBOX, as well as award-winning food trucks Korilla BBQ, Big D’s Grub, El Toro Rojo, and Phil’s Steaks.
Following the Ramen Summit, Chef Ivan Orkin will hold a book signing for his Ivan Ramen: Love, Obsession, and Recipes from Tokyo’s Most Unlikely Noodle Joint.
The book signing will take place on Sunday at 2:45 PM at Kinokuniya Bookstore (536). Please purchase a copy of Ivan Ramen from Kinokuniya any time during the weekend to receive an autograph ticket. Please bring both the Ivan Ramen book and autograph ticket to this signing.