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Ivan Orkin: How a Nice Jewish Guy Became a Ramen Master

Long Island-native Ivan Orkin doesn’t see himself as an American — though he speaks with a New York accent and went to culinary school at the Culinary Institute of America. His life-long love affair with Japan helped him become a ramen star in Tokyo. He’s fluent in Japanese, and since college, he has lived mainly in Japan, with the exception of his years at the CIA and for a few kitchen stints around New York.

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East-coast transplants are elevating the Bay Area bagel. [New York Times]

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