Brittany Murphy (RIP) starred in the 2008 film The Ramen Girl (Amazon), playing Abby, an American dumped by her boyfriend in Tokyo who finds her true calling: to make ramen. Brittany Murphy was actually pretty well-cast as a whiny privileged expat determined to learn the way of the noodle from the tyrannical master ramen [...]
Here's a video report from Reuters on the next generation of ramen robots at the Fua-men ramen noodle shop in Nagoya, Japan. Kenji Nagoya, the owner of the noodle shop is a robot manufacturer, and he's using the noodle robots to showcase his latest technology. He extols the robots' precision over their human counterparts: "The [...]
Momozono Robot Ramen shop in Yamanashi, Japan is gaining popularity thanks to a robot that mixes ramen based on customer preferences reports Mainichi Daily News. Japanese engineers seem hell-bent on replacing human chefs with robots.
Ramen revelers can customize their orders, via a computer screen, by choosing different levels of levels of soy sauce, salt, and [...]