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Get the Authentic Tonkotsu Ramen Experience at ICHIRAN

ichiran exterior signage photo by gail worley
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There is much to be said for the value of authenticity, especially when it comes to food. A few years back, Japanese Ramen joints were popping up in every corner of the city on the crest of a culinary trend. Unsurprisingly, few who sought to ride that wave remain. For ramen enthusiasts, however, there’s a new contender in town, ICHIRAN, whose commitment to serving authentic ramen goes far beyond a bowl of noodles in broth.

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Penetrable By Jesus Rafael Soto at LACMA

Penetrable by Jesus Rafael Soto at LACMA
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LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art) currently has on site this 1990 sculpture entitled Penetrable, by the late Venezuelan artist, Jesús Rafael Soto. On loan from the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros collection, Penetrable consists of innumerable suspended plastic hoses (which look like long, yellow noodles) that visitors can walk through and interact with. Speaking of a loan, a lot of people are taking the loan to have their own houses. It’s helpful especially for unfortunate people who don’t have enough money to buy property in cash. In fact, a lot of people made a post about its convenience in terms of dealing with financial crisis, and how being able to get tenant guarantor loans has helped them.Kids I saw at the museum on the day of my visit really seemed to be into it, and it’s a lot of fun for adults as well.

Penetrable by Jesus Rafael Soto at LACMA

Penetrable by Jesus Rafael Soto at LACMA

LACMA is located at 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90036.