Slideshow: Snapshots from the Gohan Society's Aki Matsuri Festival

The famous ramen burger
The famous ramen burger

Of Smorgasburg fame, a beef patty served on buns made of ramen noodles and topped with a secret sauce.

Yuji Ramen
Yuji Ramen

Yuji from Yuji Ramen (located in the Bowery Whole Foods) works to plate servings of mazemen, or brothless noodles.

Uni Miso Mazemen
Uni Miso Mazemen

Ramen noodles, topped with white miso, scallion, ginger, shiso, nori, and lime zest.

Torishin Chicken Charsiu
Torishin Chicken Charsiu

Chicken is marinated in sake, soy sauce, sugar, and garlic, before being cooked on an electric grill. The same marinade is used on the eggs, and the medium-cooked eggs are plated alongside the chicken and thinly sliced scallion.

Quality Meats/Park Ave's Cheeseburger Onigiri
Quality Meats/Park Ave's Cheeseburger Onigiri

Triangles of rice encased a beef patty, then topped with sesame seeds and rounds of jalapeño. The cheese sauce on the side had a kick of brine alongside the expected flavor of American cheese.

Nobu's Shabu Shabu
Nobu's Shabu Shabu

Thin slices of beef were cooked in an broth of shiitake mushroom, kombu, and Parmesan; these were served alongside a jalapeño sauce, a shiitake mushroom, tofu, and a bundle of Japanese greens.

Dassara Ramen's Szechuan Sesame Noodles
Dassara Ramen's Szechuan Sesame Noodles

Cold noodles were tossed with sesame dressing, kimchi, and tofu, as well as carrot and scallion.

APT-13's Miso Cocktail
APT-13's Miso Cocktail

APT-13 was serving a dish of barbecue pork trotters, and to complement it, a sweet, balanced cocktail of shochu, miso, shiso, mint, lemongrass, honey, and pimentón bitters.

Nishimoto Trading Co. and Cocktails
Nishimoto Trading Co. and Cocktails

Using three different types of Japanese alcohol, Nishimoto Trading Co. presented three different cocktails.

Red Rooster's Ginger Cake
Red Rooster's Ginger Cake

Red Rooster presented a petite red bean and ginger cake finished with yuzu cream and coconut.

Sobaya
Sobaya

Sobaya presented a soba-making demonstration to the beat of Japanese percussion.

Kneading
Kneading

Water is added and the mix gently kneaded until it comes together in a cohesive dough.

Finished Noodles
Finished Noodles

The last of the rice flour is dusted from the noodles before they are put away for later use.