WATCH: How Do You Make Ramen Noodles Good Enough For The Best Chefs?

The secret to amazing, Momofuku/Rai Rai Ken/Ivan Orkin-quality ramen noodles, according to this video from Bon Appetit/interview with Francis Lam, is a really, really, really, really, really big machine. Normally, such a notion would be counterintuitive (aren’t we supposed to love hand-crafted foods as a way of Sticking It To The Man?), but as Sun Noodle manager Kenshiro Uki (and dad Hirohito) explain, it’s the only way to ensure uniform quality. Watch them explain in this video that, somehow, reminds us of those awesome Mr. Rogers factory tours — and read Lam’s interview with the two men for their take on awesome instant noodles.

[Bon Appetit]

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