Friday, December 16, 2011
#31DDD: The Ramen Chronicles
Illustrations by Mike Houston for Lucky Peach magazine, via Hyperallergic
Today's prompt via April: If there was a book entitled, The Ramen Chronicles, what would its first line be? How does it end?
He ducked mere seconds before the noodles hit the wall, evidence of his failure flecked across his left shoulder.
The opening scene of the The Ramen Chronicles throws you right into the behind-the-scenes action in the kitchen of one of Japan's hottest ramen spots. As the story unfolds, we follow young Daigo-kun as he struggles to become the newest ramen rockstar.
Daigo-san pauses, inhaling evidence of the myriad of activities buzzing around his stall. These are his people and this his place.
By the way, have you been keeping up with the other #31DDDers? If not, here's your chance.
Patty, April, Donna, Ravena, Jonah, Scarlet, and Maria...give 'em a read!