The Wonder That Is the Ramen Fork

The noodle dish known as ramen is one of those wonder foods that lives a truly complicated existence, both filling and transcending the massive space that separates the degenerate eating habits of American college freshmen and truly refined Japanese cooking. Thus: If you hadn't been notified that the dish has its own fork, you've been missing out.

The fork—a gorgeous metal spork if you want to be brutally accurate—made an appearance late last week on Epic Portions, which describes it as "A fork with both tine for noodles and a small bowl for soup base. Brilliant."

This lovely bit of hyperspecialized cutlery can be had online for about $14. Or, if you'd prefer to measure it a different way, the price of roughly 48 packages of Nissin Top Ramen.

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