A quest to make the perfect ramen

  • A collage of ramen experimentation. (Kelly Yamanouchi/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/TNS)

  • Almost-instant spicy sesame miso ramen with smoked trout and egg. (Kelly Yamanouchi/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/TNS)

I have spent a lifetime experimenting with variations on basic instant ramen, with the vague goal of someday reaching noodle soup perfection.