WASHINGTON – Combining burgers and ramen noodles may seem like a college student’s dream, but one Brooklyn chef is making it a reality.
The “ramen burger” is an all-beef patty between two ramen noodle buns.
Its creator and chef Keizo Shimamoto told CNBC that as a Japanese-American he grew up eating ramen and burgers and wanted to combine the two.
The burger is only offered at Brooklyn’s flea market, Smorgasburg and costs $8. About 250 people stood in line at the flea market to try it last week.
The burger is topped with Shoyu sauce, arugula and green onions.
Watch Shimamoto’s interview with CNBC below: