Ramen noodle show gets underway in Tokyo

More than 40 varieties of ramen are on offer at the Tokyo Ramen Show, underway now and running until 3 November.

Ramen noodle show underway in Tokyo.

Ramen noodle show underway in Tokyo. Image by jeffreyw / CC BY 2.0

Noodle makers from all over Japan have set up booths, with eateries from New York and Germany also taking part. Among the events taking place throughout the show is an ‘air noodle straining’ competition for children – similar to ‘air guitar’, except that contestants must give the best performance of pretending to strain noodles. Read more: the-japan-news.com

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