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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

We Dare You to Watch This Tampopo Clip Without Getting Hungry for Ramen

Posted By on Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 2:00 PM

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In preparation for this week's review on the Mission's new Ramen Izakaya Goku, I rewatched parts of Tampopo, the classic Japanese "ramen Western" that is one of strangest and most wonderful food movies out there. I can't watch this scene, one of my favorites, in which a ramen expert schools a young buck on the proper way to eat a bowl, without becoming possessed with a desire to eat ramen immediately. Enjoy after the jump.

See also: Ramen Izakaya Goku: Serving Up Perfectly Good Ramen Near 16th Street BART

Bay Area Ramen: Sampling Local Chefs' New Styles

Butter Ramen Is a Real Thing: A Japan Center Find

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Anna Roth is SF Weekly's former Food & Drink Editor and author of West Coast Road Eats: The Best Road Food From San Diego to the Canadian Border.

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