The road to ramen wasn't always easy for star chef Ivan Orkin.

By F&W Editors
Updated May 24, 2017

"The big challenge is convincing people to give you a chance," says ramen genius Ivan Orkin. In this clip from Chefs Feed, Orkin shares how he developed a passion for ramen and the obstacles he faced when opening his restaurants in Tokyo and New York City.

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