We're fairly confident in our ability to flambé at FDL and have tried it many times, but even the resident food lovers of the office had to stop and take a look at this food performance from a Japanese chef.
From the Men Baka Ichidai restaurant in Kyoto, Japan, the chef is seen serving his ramen with a rather personal touch. Rather than crispy seaweed or one final dash of coriander, the chef instead sets fire to his customers food sending flames high enough to touch the ceiling. We can't see the health and safety teams in most restaurants allowing this one but we guess the smoky flame grilled finish makes these noodles taste great.
Chef Pierre Troisgros has died at the age of 92. The legendary chef was one of the pioneers of nouvelle cuisine, and at his Maison Troisgros restaurant in Roanne, France, he was able to change French gastronomy.