A Ramen Expert Breaks Down the Three Styles You Need to Know | Gochi Gang

  • Published on: 17 December 2019
  • Ramen has become one of the world's most ubiquitous comfort foods. But just like burgers or barbecue in the U.S., the dish can change shape depending on the region and the chef. In this episode of Gochi Gang, Reina Scully teams up with ramen obsessive Keizo Shimamoto for a journey through some of Japan's most recognizable ramen styles. From the history of shoyu ramen in Tokyo, to the rise of tonkotsu ramen in Hakata, to the advent of a special dipping ramen called tsukemen, Reina and her friend Sakura Yagi are getting a true crash course in ramen-ology. But what about ramen in the U.S.? Sakura's father, Bon Yagi, breaks down the history of NYC's longest-running ramen shop, Rai Rai Ken, and trail-blazing ramen chef Ivan Orkin explains his unique approach the noodle on the Lower East Side.

    A special thank you to the NYC Ramen Enthusiasts Club, featured in the Rai Rai Ken section of the episode.

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  • Sofia Sanchez
    Sofia Sanchez   4 days ago

    In my country it’s not ok to slurp, is it ok in Japan?

  • Ale Vera
    Ale Vera   5 days ago

    Sean, allow me to tell you this: you strike more fear by being able to eat all those spices week after week, than by slamming a thousand of those punches!!! LOLGreat work guys!!

  • OP 46
    OP 46   5 days ago

    They didn't even eat the noodles hahaaj

  • Eric D
    Eric D   6 days ago

    I think a blonde Asian is the dumbest shit in the world. Everyone knows your hair color is fake so who do you think you’re fooling?

  • x Raptz
    x Raptz   1 weeks ago

    NYC Naruto Ramen is where it's at 👌

  • alexred09
    alexred09   1 weeks ago

    I don’t care what you say about “it’s cultural” - slurping excessively like that is not cool in my eyes. When eating no matter what culture you are in, reducing sounds made with your body while eating is good advice in my book.

  • Wolf Pack
    Wolf Pack   1 weeks ago

    Good luck Chef! Prayers and great vibes sent your way for a successful journey. Never stop. To feed people great food, is to spread care and love. God bless

  • bluntedvic 420
    bluntedvic 420   1 weeks ago

    Them slurps are extra..... extra ass bitches 😂

  • james drake
    james drake   1 weeks ago

    I know the beginning really turned off some people

  • samsaha6560
    samsaha6560   1 weeks ago

    Overpriced overhyped food..ramen sushi etc

  • Weston Hood
    Weston Hood   1 weeks ago

    This vid is garbage. Ramen is pretty much the same everywhere in the world. You're wrong. If its a different "style" its shit. Only the OG styles are worth making and eating

  • El max
    El max   2 weeks ago

    you can tell the these pro slurpers are cock sucking experts.

  • Travfoodloca
    Travfoodloca   2 weeks ago


  • BRILLiant Mindz Media

    I hate when people compliment each other’s slurps It’s not a tough skill or anything lol

  • Dr J
    Dr J   2 weeks ago

    I can see Southern states in the US making ramen with BBQ Pork, even Crawfish <3....ill start it if i can

  • Dr J
    Dr J   2 weeks ago


  • joe dapro
    joe dapro   2 weeks ago

    I love ramen, but I'm not slurping.

  • Habib Cayir
    Habib Cayir   3 weeks ago

    your western audience is disgusted with the slurping

  • Pp Poopoo
    Pp Poopoo   3 weeks ago

    That was a good slurp 😹😹😹😹😹😹

  • Mirni Voznik
    Mirni Voznik   3 weeks ago

    I would love a vegetarian/vegan version of this ramen! =)

  • bladex264
    bladex264   3 weeks ago

    I miss Japan. I've had really good ramen in the states, but I feel like its missing something 😭maybe I'm just tripping?

  • Lasciel
    Lasciel   3 weeks ago

    Did not know Reina was on here, found her through Joey --- If ya know ya know

  • Samuel Oren-Palmer
    Samuel Oren-Palmer   4 weeks ago

    These are great work y’all do. I know about the ramen I’m a broke ass comic from Houston Texas

  • Jared chacon
    Jared chacon   1 months ago

    I wanna make a giant tub of ramen again one day. My mom used to do that with those top ramen packages and god damn, it was so good

  • Orcrist
    Orcrist   1 months ago

    Guy: Explains ramen seriouslyGirls: Make odd cutesy Asian sounds while grinningSeems about right...

  • wt f
    wt f   1 months ago

    What's that white pink swirly thingy?

  • J Sun
    J Sun   1 months ago

    Petition for more episodes! Love the animations. ❤️❤️❤️

  • Mizz Chizz
    Mizz Chizz   1 months ago

    Bruh...Ramen is Japanese. Gochigang is Korean. Therefore your soup is not ramen.

  • Angelica Merdegia
    Angelica Merdegia   1 months ago

    He well know about business and what the ramen history came from. Very well said GOOD JOB! Sir👍 more blessings to you!

  • c k
    c k   1 months ago

    that shit's the most disgusting noise in the world. I would slap you if you do that in front of me