Sunday, April 7th

Film Synopsis



Rated: Not Rated

Run time: 1 hour 54 minutes

Directed & Written by: Juzo Itami

Language: Japanese with English



Juzo Itami’s rapturous “ramen western” returns to U.S. screens for the first time in decades, in a new 4K restoration. The tale of an enigmatic band of ramen ronin who guide the widow of a noodle shop owner on her quest for the perfect recipe, Tampopo serves up a savory broth of culinary adventure seasoned with offbeat comedy sketches and the erotic exploits of a gastronome gangster. Sweet, sexy, surreal, and mouthwatering, Tampopo remains one of the most delectable examples of food on film.


Culinary Lunch Tribute to “Tampopo” prepared by CIA Chef Annie Hongkham and the team at Copia

A Japanese “Ramen Palooza” experience featuring Ramen and Izakaya stations.

Price for Screening and Lunch: $125 and includes three (3) beverage tickets

Lunch Menu

Sapporo Ramen

red miso, beansprouts, cabbage, corn, boiled egg, negi, rich beef broth, topped with sauteed ground pork

Tonkotsu Ramen

chashu pork, nori, corn, negi, soft boiled eggs, bamboo, toasted seeds

Shoyu Ramen

bok choy, nori, carrots, peas, beansprouts, crispy tofu, vegetable broth, toasted sesame seeds, negi

Shio Ramen

roasted chicken, negi, seasoned bamboo, nori, soft boiled eggs

Assorted Tsukemono’s 

daikon, ginger, kyurizuke, garden varieties 

Izakaya Bites 

Nasu Dengaku 

oven roasted Japanese eggplant with miso 


Seasonal Vegetable Yakitori with Tare 


kumquats, cured cucumbers, mint, pickled green garlic 


Matcha Swiss Roll Cake with Strawberries and Vanilla Crème


Chef Annie Hongkham was born in Thailand and raised in Texas and is a culinary polyglot. 


Starting with a degree in Culinary Arts from the Art Institute of Houston in 2000, her travels have taken her through celebrated kitchens in Southern California with positions at Montage in Laguna Beach and the Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel. Annie’s playful and inspired cuisine landed her a residency at James Beard House in New York where she created menus that reflected her Thai and Laotian heritage.  


After stints at the Mandarin Oriental, San Francisco (where she developed an exclusive menu as a Lufthansa Sky Chef), Healdsburg’s James Beard Award-winning Shed, and Solbar in Calistoga, Chef Annie is now at CIA at Copia working as our Banquet Chef and resident ramen specialist.  

Long term, she would love to one day own a farm to grow ingredients sustainably and to provide an open space for animals including her dogs, Butterball and Fatty (named after the tasty German potato and her wife Athina


All Events located at The CIA at Copia

11:00 a.m. Screening

Tampopo (1985)


1:00PM Lunch

Join us after the film for a very special lunch of Izakaya celebrating “Tampopo” $125

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