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How Prison Ramen Saved My Life
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Gustavo “Goose” Alvarez shares stories and recipes from his time in prison.

David Chang Wishes He Was Normal

For David Chang, every restaurant he opens feels like life or death. That mentality is a major reason why he’s one of the biggest figures in the restaurant world today. He combines highbrow and lowbrow, mashing cuisines together to create dishes that aren’t fusions — they’re collisions. If you know him from TV, you probably think of him as an

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.

Put An Egg On It: Eggs Three New Ways, All Day

Eggs aren't just a breakfast sidekick. Here are three egg-centric dishes to try at home.

Ramen: Cooking Methods, Flavor Packet Usage, and The Ramen Code

Slate's L.V. Anderson joins Dan to debate ideal ramen cooking methods and to explain what curly hair can teach you about ramen. Plus Dan introduces several new techniques for ramen preparation.