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March 17, 2017

The Umami Reader: The Death of Lucky Peach

by Sarah

Some sad news for fans of Lucky Peach: The six-year-old food media company created by Peter Meehan and David Chang announced that it will soon close up shop.

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January 22, 2015

Furochan Eats: Ramen Is Not Dead. It’s Just Getting Started

by Furo-chan

Momofuku_Ramen

Sometime last week, Dave Chang of Momofuku fame declared ramen dead (in the States). You can read his diatribe in its entirety over at Lucky Peach, but he makes several ludicrous claims there, including, “Access to instantaneous information from the Internet has killed innovation in ramen,” “Ramen was always a fringe pursuit in Japan” and, most absurd of all, “Ramen is not supposed to be about shared experiences; ramen is food for those who don’t want to be part of the mainstream.”

This is, of course, a whole crock of horse shit.

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