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Ramen Heads

Directed by Koki Shigeno
Japan, 2017


Japan’s reigning king of ramen, Osamu Tomita, takes us into his kitchen, where he shares recipes, trade secrets and flavour philosophies. A mouthwatering survey of culinary history, famous restaurants and specialty ingredients.

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Ramen Heads Directed by Koki Shigeno

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  • saltwater's rating of the film Ramen Heads

    Shigeno's love of Ramen propels him headfirst into what he calls "Ramen Heads", the obsessive subculture of ramen aficionados. Over a few years, he develops a behind the scenes relationship with the best ramen chef in Japan. An interesting look into the magic behind making top notch ramen. Some of the stylistic choices such as heavy narration and music selection are a little over the top, though.

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