If New York has an undisputed ramen king, it's Ivan Orkin. Not only does his eponymous Ivan Ramen serve one of NYC's best bowls, but he also perfected his work as a self-proclaimed, “white guy making ramen in Tokyo,” which is quite a rarity. In a new short film by Jake Sumner for Nowness, Orkin makes his perfect of ramen and details the eight elements that every bowl needs, from aromatic noodles to a half-cooked egg, which he cuts with fishing line. Watch the video below to get the full breakdown and to get very, very hungry.