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How to Order at Ichiran Ramen in Japan

By on June 29, 2018
Ichiran bowl of ramen

The first time I heard of Ichiran was after the opening of their first US restaurant in Brooklyn, NY. After many starts and stops since 2007, it was a 2016 New York Magazine article provocatively titled, “Is Ichiran New York’s Most Antisocial Restaurant?,” that put the Japanese ramen chain on my radar. By this time […]

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Life

How I Became an Instagram Food Influencer

By on May 7, 2018
Food influencer taking a photo

I often get asked about how I became an Instagram food influencer so I thought I’d share my story here on the blog.  I went from starting a new Instagram account (@newdenizen) with no followers, after moving to a brand new city where I didn’t know anyone to getting invited to restaurant previews and openings and […]

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