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Nissin Releases Prehistoric Ramen Vessel Dating Back to 3000 B.C.

Plus, Gordon Ramsay calls out Michel Roux and more food news to know today

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The Jomon Doki Doki
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  • Japanese company Nissin Foods, owner of Cup Noodle — dubbed Japan’s “most valuable unofficial national treasure of modern history” — just released an “instant ramen vessel” that is a “faithful recreation of Kaengata Doki pottery from the Middle Jomon period, dating back to roughly 3000 BC.” This historical ramen cooker, called the Jomon Doki Doki Cooker, costs around $524, but only 15 will be made.
  • Gordon Ramsay calls out chef Michel Roux for his recent decision to ban photography in his long-time three-Michelin-starred UK restaurant, the Waterside Inn. Ramsay says, “how bloody pompous!” and even calls the chef “an old fart who’s forgotten to move on.” Ouch.
  • Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group just raised $32,000 for Hurricane Maria relief in Puerto Rico.
  • Elsewhere, heroic chef José Andrés called out the president for his lack of support to Puerto Rico:

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