In RAMEN HEADS, Japan’s reigning king of ramen, Osamu Tomita takes audiences deep into his world by revealing every single step of his obsessive approach to creating the perfect soup and noodles along with his relentless search for the highest-quality ingredients.
In addition to Tomita, the film also profiles five other notable ramen shops, each with its own philosphy and flavor, exemplifying the various different aspects of the ramen world. Mixing in a brief rundown of ramen’s historical roots, the film gives viewers an in-depth look at the culture surrounding the unique and beguiling dish.
RAMEN HEADS, opens April 13th at the Alamo Drafthouse S. Lamar Cinema. There will also be a special Q&A following screening on 4.13 with Eric Silverstien (The Peached Tortilla owner), Stacy Chen (Yoshi Ramen owner) and Andrew Dangerfield (Daruma Ramen manager), moderated by Mia Khalifa.
The Peach Tortilla will also be offering a discount on ramen on any of their Thursday “ramen night” when guests bring their ticket stub.
A documentary directed by Koki Shigeno.