Ivan Orkin

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2014

    Here's What You Missed at Taste Talks

    The weekend's Taste Talks events went off without a hitch, bringing together top New York food mavens and eager eaters to share in conversation and plenty of good dishes. From Friday evening to Sunday night, Taste Talks hosted a round of events -- dinners, presentations, a Future of Food expo, and S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2014

    Ivan Ramen's Ankimo Diry Rice, One of Our 100 Favorite Dishes

    Dish no. 76: Ankimo dirty rice from Ivan Ramen (25 Clinton Street, 646-678-3859)

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2014

    Here Are This Week's Five Best Food Events

    Mondays after a holiday weekend are brutal. Thankfully, there are plenty of mood boosters to look forward to this week; see the lobster, Riesling, and other treats on this week's event line-up.

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2014

    Get Your Presale Tickets to Le Fooding's Summer Fete at the Rockaways

    Since making its first appearance in New York City four years ago, Le Fooding, France's renegade answer to the Michelin Guide, has hosted cheeky celebrations of the cutting edge of the dining scene, spotlighting innovative chefs and restaurateurs while pushing them out of their comfort zones via the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2014

    The 10 Best Restaurants for Munchies in NYC

    In this week's Village Voice, I probe the neuromechanics behind the munchies and why we crave certain foods while we're high. I also talk stoner cuisine, which seems to have taken off in recent years, driven by young, curious mouths who are pushing chefs to experiment with ever more esoteric ingredi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2014

    10 Ways to Be a NYC Restaurant Bad Boy (or Girl)

    We know: You went to culinary school hoping to woo ladiez (or dudez) with your chef skillz, didn't you? Unfortunately, now you've graduated, and all you have is a job where you bust your ass on the line only to hang up your Crocs and pass out on your couch, Tindr still open on your cell phone, Top C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2014

    Ivan Ramen: Learn to Make Real Slow-Cooked Ramen

    Publishers love to send us cookbooks here at Fork in the Road, and often those books come straight from the chefs at some of New York's best restaurants. So we decided to share the love, and each week, we'll feature a new book, a recipe, and a few thoughts on cooking from the authors. Check back eve ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 27, 2013

    Holiday Arts Guide: The Minds of Chefs

    New cookbooks offer a glimpse inside some of the city's top restaurants

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2013

    The 10 Best Restaurants in Hell's Kitchen

    A far, gentrified cry from the neighborhood it once was, the Hell's Kitchen of today is a glossy labyrinth of condominiums and an ever-waning number of low-slung buildings and affordable dining options. Still, the area is teeming with great restaurants catering to all demographics, and with the rece ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2013

    5 Ramens to Love, Plus Tribeca's Secret Ramen

    It's been over a year since Fork ranked the best bowls of ramen in New York, and plenty of new ramenyas have opened up in the city since then. In fact, we can hardly keep up with the ramen news, what with Yuji Haraguchi graduating from Smorgasburg, and Ivan Orkin working on opening a place on the Lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2012

    Ivan Ramen May Open at 25 Clinton Street

    Ivan Orkin, the Long Island chef who hung out at Momofuku this summer and popped up at Smorgasburg, has his eye on a Lower East Side outpost.

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2012

    Where to Eat, Donate, and Volunteer for Sandy Relief This Week [Updated]

    Originally published 11/04/12 Your city needs you, reader! The simplest thing you can do to be helpful now, and in the weeks ahead, is to head to places hit by Sandy and eat (and drink!) at the small, independently owned restaurants and bars that have opened again. Your business will help them boun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2012

    Ivan Orkin's Ramen Benefit at Smorgasburg

    Ivan (left) and Naka (right) at Smorgasburg, with the Manhattan skyline in the background. Today, noodle master Ivan Orkin joined Sun Noodles's Shigetoshi Nakamura for a one-day-only pop-up at the Smorgasburg outdoor prepared-food market on N. 6th Street by the Williamsburg waterfront. The event w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2012

    Ivan Orkin and Shigetoshi Nakamura to Cook Ramen for Sandy Relief at Smorgasburg

    Out with the ice cream, in the with soup. Ivan Orkin, the New York-born, Tokyo-trained noodle aficionado and owner of Ivan Ramen, will bring his highly praised talents to Smorgasburg this weekend.

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2012

    Waiting for Ivan Orkin's Ramen Specials

    By 6:30 p.m., about a hundred ramen fans were waiting at Momofuku Noodle Bar to try the one-night-only specials from Ivan Orkin, the Long Island chef who has been slinging his well-respected ramen in Tokyo for the last few years. But by the time many folks were in, Orkin's specials had already sold ... More >>