1: RAMEN (SIGNED)
UPDATE: THESE FINAL COPIES OF LUCKY PEACH ISSUE #1 ARE SIGNED BY PETER MEEHAN AND DAVID CHANG. THIS ITEM IS IN LOW STOCK.
The inaugural issue of Lucky Peach is devoted to ramen. Chang and Meehan eat their way through Tokyo. Harold McGee explores alkaline noodles and MSG. Ruth Reichl waxes poetic on instant noodles. Southern scholar John T. Edge covers ya ka mein, the New Orleans instant-ramen specialty, and Todd Kliman pens a seminal, centerpiece essay on the notion of authenticity in food.
- A booze-fueled rant on mediocrity in American cuisine with Chang, Anthony Bourdain, and Wylie Dufresne.
- A biography of Momofuku Ando, inventor of instant ramen, by Karen Leibowitz.
- Photography and art by Gabriele Stabile, Mark Ibold, Pableaux Johnson, David Rees, Tony Millionaire, Mike Houston, Jeremy Earl, Matt Volz, and many others.
- Over 20 recipes!