I had always wondered what the food was like at the Golden Lotus and recently went for dinner and was very disappointed. The food was bland and tasteless and made Panda Express in the mall seem like gourmet fare.
What happens when chefs read the bad reviews written about them from around the web and beyond? We turned on the camera to find out.
This episode: Chef Richie Nakano of Hapa Ramen in San Francisco.
**UPDATE: Sometimes life sucks, especially when the ramen world loses a ferocious outpost—Hapa Ramen has since closed its doors.