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How Prison Ramen Saved My Life

Gustavo “Goose” Alvarez shares stories and recipes from his time in prison.

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Danny Trejo has gone from inmate to movie star to restaurateur. This week, the L.A. native traces his path and tells us how an old joke with his mom led to an unexpected career in food.

Prison Ramen Saved My Life

Gustavo Alvarez didn't learn to cook until he went to prison. Sharing food there was a way to win friends and find comfort in a rough place. But cooking was also the ultimate survival skill.