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The Art of the Slurp

Properly eating ramen is an art requiring strategy, chopstick finesse, and a very loud slurp. Toki Underground chef Erik Bruner-Yang recruited four friends to demonstrate their own methods. (In order of appearance, they are: Keith Joe, Philippe Medina, Brady Shannon, and Dennis Rosensteel.) Each came up with a name for their techniques—like "The Godzilla" or "The Seven Sided Strike"— and provided some tips for optimal slurping. Check it out in our video above.


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