BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.5263@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20170228T000000Z DTEND:20170228T000000Z DESCRIPTION:&ldquo\;Ramen King&rdquo\; <strong>Shigemi Kawahara</strong>\, founder of Japanese ramen empire Ippudo\, comes to New York to discuss ram en food culture and the ascendance of Ippudo in the New York food scene. T oday\, Ippudo has over 60 locations worldwide\, but it all started back in 1985 when Kawahara opened a 300 square foot shop in his hometown of Fukuo ka City\, Japan. Considered the gold standard of ramen in New York\, Ippud o&rsquo\;s two Manhattan locations attract crowds of customers every day e ager for a taste of its signature broth and springy noodles. Kawahara cons tantly innovates on this quintessential Japanese soul food\, understanding ramen&rsquo\;s potential for creative flair\, and his impact on the indus try should not be underestimated. <em>Followed by a reception</em>.\n<em>\ n This program will be presented with simultaneous interpretation in Engli sh and Japanese.</em>\n<strong>Tickets</strong>: $13 /$10 Japan Society <a href="http://www.japansociety.org/page/support/individual"><span style="c olor: #0066cc\;">members</a>\, seniors and students\n<strong>For more info visit: </strong><a href="http://www.japansociety.org/event/the-ramen-king -ippudos-shigemi-kawahara">http://www.japansociety.org/event/the-ramen-kin g-ippudos-shigemi-kawahara</a>\n<a href="http://www.japansociety.org/page/ about/visitor_information#policy"></a><strong></strong><em></em> SUMMARY:The Ramen King: Ippudo's Shigemi Kawahara URL:/en/events/2017/02/28/the-ramen-king-ippudos-shigemi-kawahara/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR