Foodie Geeks, Unite! Prepare for Marvel x Ippudo Next Week

If you love comics and also ramen, you’re in luck. Next week on Thursday and Friday, Ippudo will be hosting a special pop-up celebrating Marvel’s superheroes. There has been some buzz about a possible collaboration between the two, but now, the New York operations manager for Ippudo, Yusuke Nakamura, has confirmed the details.

And you’re getting perks that most food lovers could only dream of. You’ll get to go to Ippudo’s super-secret second floor ramen bar, and taste “The Avengers Interactive Ramen,” the newest creation by chef Fumihiro Kanegae. Every bowl of ramen comes with a sake pairing, too.

Here’s the catch: only 40 bowls of ramen will be served per day. Seatings begin at 5:00pm, and no reservations will be accepted. The dates are Thursday, February 25th, and Friday, February 26th. Ippudo Westside is located at 321 W. 51st St.

Marvel Comics & Ippudo NY Announce Marvel Super Hero Ramen Pop-Up! New York, NY— Feb 12th, 2016 — On Thursday, February 25th, and Friday, February 26th, New York’s premiere ramen shop, Ippudo, located at 321 West 51st Street, will hold a special event spotlighting Marvel’s Super Heroes! During this one-of-kind pop-up, Marvel Comics fans and noodlelovers alike can watch as some of Earth’s Mightest Heroes “team-up” inside Ippudo Westside’s secret second floor Ramen Bar, where Ramen Master Fumihiro Kanegae will serve his newest noodle creation, “The Avengers Interactive Ramen.” Each customer lucky enough to score a seat will receive a special collaboration T-shirt designed by artist Matt Waite, and each bowl of ramen will be served with beverages selected and paired by ChizukoNiikawa-Helton of Sake Discoveries. There will also be other surprises in store throughout each seating. “Everyone here at Marvel is thrilled that we’re able to collaborate with Ippudo on this unique event, one that spotlights the Marvel heroes in a way we’ve never seen before,” said Marvel’s Senior Vice President of Creative and Creator Development, C.B. Cebulski. “This special bowl of ramen that Kanegae-san has created is not only work of art in its own right, it’s truly tasty too!” “As one of Marvel’s biggest fans, I could not be more excited to honor Marvel’s Avengers in the form of ramen. I’ve had to carefully consider each character’s powers and personalities in order to select the appropriate ingredients to blend in our bowls,” adds FumihiroKanegae. “Now if only Marvel will lend me Iron Man’s armor to wear while cooking both nights!” The event will be open to the public with a limit of 40 bowls of ramen per day. Seating will begin at 5:00pm on both days, and no reservations are accepted. #marvel @marvel #ippudo #ippudony #ramen #avengers

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