27m 15s
Fukushima Ramen: Bowlful of Spirit
Hometown Stories
27m 15s

Broadcast on March 17, 2019
Available until March 17, 2020

In Fukushima Prefecture, a simple dish is giving people the power to rebuild from the 2011 disaster. One woman found not just a career, but a new way of relating to those around her. A man in his 80's opened his 7th ramen shop to give local kids a sense of hope. And in his mother's hometown, another man is using his culinary skills to help enliven the local community. Join us as we follow these 3 chefs in their quest to create something wonderful out of an everyday bowl of noodles.