How to Skip the Line at Ippudo

This isn’t exactly new information, but it’s not commonly known, and Gothamist finds it worth repeating now that ramen season is upon us and no one (well, almost no one) wants to hang out on Fourth Avenue in 30-degree weather: “Just drop by in the morning or mid-afternoon and tell the host or hostess that you’d like to make a reservation for that evening. Give them your name, party size and time and as long as you return at the time you said with your full party on hand they will do their best to accommodate you as soon as possible.”