A Ramen Path

(by Corbo Eng)

It’s not easy to find the right path. So many choices, so many what-ifs to sort out. Seldom, if ever, is it neat and tidy. Instead, it has its stops and starts and unexpected twist and turns. For Paul Lee, an unexpected turn came in the form of ramen, a new inspiration that seemingly came out of nowhere. As a result, the classically trained cellist and, later, rock guitarist, traded in his bow and guitar pick for a soup ladle. He told me his unlikely story for Northern Virginia Magazine.


(This story originally appeared in the September 2015 issue of Northern Virginia Magazine)



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All photos on this page (excluding screenshot of band) by Corbo Eng


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