Acclaimed Mesa chef opens first hand sushi roll bar

March 12, 2020 - East Valley Tribune

Mesa Chef Jared Lupin was exposed to the world of ramen and various types of sushi during a tour of Korea as a member of the Army more than a decade ago.

Lupin, who was born in Torrance, California, was raised in various parts of Arizona, playing youth hockey and living what he calls the ‘hockey punk’ lifestyle. 

He found his life’s calling in Korea, where he studied culinary arts after completing his tour of duty. 

This calling allowed Lupin to learn a crash-course in the various forms of ramen, a hearty soup usually consisting of marrow stock and various meats and vegetables.