Nobu’s ‘New Man Ramen’ Reinvents Winter Comfort Food
LAS VEGAS (Jan. 22, 2014) – Besides its extraordinary taste and multitude of flavors, Chef Nobu Matsuhisa firmly believes that Ramen is the one great dish that can soothe the soul and warm up the insides. Considered the ultimate comfort food and available at Nobu Caesars Palace Restaurant and Lounge, Chef Nobu’s interpretation of Ramen is unmatched and is certain to revitalize the soul. So much that the New Man Ramen is named by Chef Nobu himself:
“If you’re not feeling very well, and you eat my ramen, I’m certain that it will make you feel like a new man the next day,” says Chef Nobu.
To create this comforting and popular concoction, Nobu uses traditional Ramen noodles. The broth is cooked with a combination of chicken and pork for more than 24 hours and is finished with a miso tare base. The New Man Ramen is accompanied with menma (bamboo shoots), bean sprouts, corn, and a traditional Japanese soft boiled egg. To top it off, the soothing ramen includes pork belly that is prepared in a three step process; it’s cured, braised and then pressed so when it’s sliced, each delicious piece is the same size. Finished with cilantro, Serrano peppers, and chili threads, the New Man Ramen is also served with sesame seeds, dry miso, and fried garlic chips in Ryu (chili oil).
“I really love Nobu’s fusion of both chicken and pork broths. Sometimes when using 100% pork broth (traditional tonkotsu), the flavor can get very overpowering, but the combination used in the Nobu ramen keeps it rich tasting and mellow,” said Steve Dolinsky, Food Reporter with ABC 7 News in Chicago. “I loved the tender pork and the texture of the noodles as well; they were simultaneously springy and toothsome without being too chewy. It’s a great little bowl that packs a wallop of flavor."
Available on the world’s only Nobu in-room dining menu, guests staying at the first-ever Nobu Hotel Caesars Palace Las Vegas can enjoy the New Man Ramen inside the comfort of their perfectly-appointed hotel room. The New Man Ramen is also available for lunch at the world’s largest Nobu Restaurant at Caesars Palace.
Recently lauded by Robb Report as one of “Luxury’s Top 25 Most Innovative Brands,” as well as being named one of the Top New Hotels of 2013 by CNN, the first-ever Nobu Hotel Caesars Palace is home to the world’s largest Nobu restaurant and features 181 hotel rooms and 18 luxury suites.
For more information or to book a room or dinner reservation, please visit www.NobuCaesarsPalace.com.
Nobu, the world’s most recognized Japanese restaurant known for its innovative new style Japanese cuisine, started as a business partnership in 1994 between chef Nobu Matsuhisa and his partners, actor Robert De Niro, producer Meir Teper and restaurateur Drew Nieporent. With the original restaurant that opened in New York in 1994, the Nobu brand is now an empire that spans across the globe on five continents, with international locations in London, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Beijing, Milan, The Bahamas, Waikiki, Lanai, Melbourne, Dubai, Cape Town, Moscow, Mexico City, Budapest, Perth, and national locations including Las Vegas, Malibu, Miami Beach, Dallas, San Diego, Los Angeles.
Nobu restaurants, all a visual and culinary delight, continue to win unprecedented praise and rave reviews from such publications as the New York Times, the Zagat Surveys, and the Michelin Guides. The restaurants' perennial popularity and devoted following are a tribute to Chef Nobu Matsuhisa putting his own spin on traditional Japanese cooking. For additional information, visit www.noburestaurants.com.
Reigning at the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, Caesars Palace features 3,960 hotel guest rooms and suites, including the brand new Octavius Tower and 181-room Nobu Hotel. The 85-acre resort offers 25 diverse dining options including celebrity chef-branded restaurants by Gordon Ramsay, Bobby Flay and Guy Savoy, the award-winning Bacchanal Buffet, nearly 130,000 square-feet of casino space, a five-acre Garden of the Gods pool oasis and the luxurious Qua Baths & Spa. The Forum Shops at Caesars showcases more than 160 boutiques and restaurants and the 4,300-seat Colosseum spotlights world class entertainers such as Celine Dion, Elton John, Rod Stewart, Shania Twain and Jerry Seinfeld. For more information, please visit www.caesarspalace.com or caesars.thedigitalcenter.com to access media materials and request high-resolution images. Find Caesars Palace on Facebook and follow on Twitter.