The Mind of a Chef

Season 1 Episode 1: Noodle

Season 1 Episode 1 | 23m 10s Video has closed captioning.

In the series premiere, chef David Chang dissects the roots of his passion for ramen dishes and tsukemen on a trip to Japan. Learn the history of this famous noodle as David visits a ramen factory, has a bowl of original tsukemen, and examines how alkalinity makes noodles chewier and less prone to dissolving in broth. Join Anthony Bourdain, Chang and PBS on this journey into the mind of a chef!

Aired: 11/09/12

Rating: TV-PG

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