Make As Much Noise As Possible When Eating Ramen

Tell your mom/wife/girlfriend that I say it’s okay: you may slurp loudly when eating ramen.
According to Shizuo Tsuji’s book Japanese Cooking: A Simple Art:

Like sipping piping hot Japanese soup, to really enjoy noodles, one must imbibe them fast with a cooling intake of breath. To do this involves a decided sucking sound, which easily deteriorates into a slurp.

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