The Ramen King and I

The Ramen King and I

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qMankind is Noodlekindq For three days in January 2007, the most e-mailed article in The New York Times was qappreciations: Mr. noodle, q an editorial noting the passing, at age ninety-six, of Momofuku Ando, the inventor of instant ramen. Ando's existence came as a shock to many, but not to Andy Raskin, who had spent three years trying to meet the noodle pioneer. The Ramen King and I is Raskin's funny and, at times, painfully honest memoir about confronting the truth of his dating life-with Ando as his spiritual guide. Can instant ramen lead one to a committed relationship? And is sushi the secret to self-acceptance? A true tale of hunger in its many forms, The Ramen King and I is about becoming slaves to our desires and learning to break free.... GShock watches (which became popular withAmerican skateboarders in1991), and ultrathin Exilim digital cameras (promoted in 2002 asa fashion accessory). I called Casioa#39;s press relations office and set up some interviews. In Tokyo, I rodeanbsp;...

Title:The Ramen King and I
Author:Andy Raskin
Publisher:Penguin - 2009-05-07


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