This excellent video from Funny or Die reminds me of the classic British spoof of pasta growers in Switzerland (as opposed to the large spaghetti farms in Italy).
Head on over to Slate for a plethora of pasta or everything you ever wanted to know about noodles but were afraid to slurp. Does this cover Ramen?
Anyone remember the Butoni restaurants in New York City? The Horn & Hardarts? Egg creams?