POPULAR TOPIC: Ramen’s popularity continues to rise, according to Google Trends. NYC favorite Ippudo recently expanded to CA with Berkeley and SF locations, and backlist sales of Ivan Ramen have only increased over the last three years.
PACKAGE AND FORMAT: The manga concept has proven very successful for TSP in both the “Comic Book Story of…” series and Cook Korean! The crossover with a Japanese culinary tradition is a no-brainer, and the visual approach to teaching these recipes makes them easy to follow.
DREAM TEAM: Sarah is well-versed in making food-related comics, and has gained experience both with Japanese food and with chef collaborations through her poster series for Chicago’s Yusho restaurant. Hugh is an experienced recipe tester and has spent significant time visiting family in Japan, where he first fostered his love of ramen.
“Let’s Make Ramen! not only lays out how to make ramen in an accessible way, but it also packs in a wealth of information about ramen and Japanese culture. You come away with a real understanding of what makes ramen so special.” – Ivan Orkin, author of Ivan Ramen
“As a ramen aficionado and lover of comics, I’ve waited for a book like this forever! This book is filled to the brim with in-depth knowledge of ramen told through mouthwatering, easy-to-digest comics. Reading Let’s Make Ramen! is as delightful and satisfying as slurping a delicious bowl of ramen.” – Robin Ha, author and illustrator of Cook Korean!
“This book is a gorgeously illustrated love letter to ramen. It’ll walk your feet to the ramen-ya before you’ve finished the first section.” – Lucy Knisley, author and illustrator of Relish and French Milk
“From exposing technique to preaching etiquette, Let’s Make Ramen! is a ramen revelation! This beautifully illustrated cookbook will slurp all your senses and leave you crushed. A must-own for all of us ramen freaks!” – Keizo Shimamoto, chef/owner of Ramen Shack
“Beware: This book is so compelling, and it so simply facilitates the ramen process from start to finish, that instead of happily lazing around on your day off, you’ll be itching to cook ramen for yourself!” – Bjorn Shen, chef/owner of Artichoke
“What I love about Let’s Make Ramen! is that it touches on the tradition of ramen, while giving people practical means to recreate their own unique bowls at home.” – Tory Miller, James Beard Award-winning chef and noodle slinger
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