Jose Andres Takes Ferran Adria To DC Ramen Restaurant
Toki Underground is one of the best ramen joints in Washington DC, notably because its chef, Erik Bruner-Yang, does crazy things like making tonkotsu broth out of pigs’ feet and peaches — and it works. Obviously, crazy chefs attract crazy chefs, which is why this happened:
Eating at Toki Underground! With @gaston_acurioand Ferran Adria!!!
— José Andrés (@chefjoseandres) October 22, 2012
Yes, the two Spanish molecular gastronomy gods and the Peruvian evangelist, all in town for the premiere of the food documentary Perú Sabe, were both sitting at Bruner-Yang’s counter, which is enough to make a young chef’s insides shrivel and harden like a packet of instant ramen.
Admirable job maintaining your composure, Erik Bruner-Yang.