August 31st, 2019 - Sarah Becan, one of our favorite Chicago comics creators, returns to Challengers on Saturday, August 31st to sign copies of "Let's Make Ramen"! Sarah will be here from 2pm until 4pm-ish to promote her amazing new illustrated cookbook, made in collaboration with acclaimed chef Hugh Amano. Come pick up a copy of this hot new book, and get it signed by one of its awesome authors!
More about "Let's Make Ramen": Playful and instructive, this hybrid cookbook/graphic novel introduces the history of ramen and provides more than 40 recipes for everything you need to make the perfect ramen at home including stocks, tares, and broths; noodles, toppings, and accompaniments. Authors Hugh Amano and Sarah Becan present colorful, humorous, and easy-to-follow comics that fully illustrate all the necessary steps and ingredients. Along the way, they share preparation shortcuts that make weeknight ramen a reality; provide meaty tidbits on Japanese culinary traditions; and feature words of wisdom, personal anecdotes, and cultural insights from ramen chefs and luminaries like Ivan Orkin and Brian MacDuckston of Ramen Adventures. Perfect for beginners, seasoned cooks, and armchair cooks alike, this comic book cookbook is an accessible, fun, and inviting introduction to one of Japan's most popular dishes!