Cold ramen noodles? Why, yes! The Yamagata prefecture in the Tohoku region of Japan is known for its cold winters and hot summers. The staple food for this region during the long, hot summers is cold ramen noodles! Considered the “soul food” for this region, these aren’t just any cold noodles. With its cold soup and chewy noodles, Yamagata’s cold ramen noodles are unlike anything you’ve ever experienced and offer the most refreshing experience for those hot summer days. Hosted by ramen food critic Aki Honya and comedian Yoshio Kojima, this travel program introduces you to all the different varieties of Yamagata’s cold ramen noodles – in soy sauce, miso, salt, sesame oil and chili oil soup bases. Don’t miss this delectable “evolution of ramen noodles” in Yamagata prefecture! “Yamagata’s Cold Ramen Evolution” is a special one-episode Japanese travel program.