3, 2, 1. Happy Noodle Year!

You know how sometimes you really need a boost of luck and you cross your fingers? Yeah, if I keep mine crossed any longer, they're going to fall off and I'll lose two very important typing appendages. So I'm going to improvise a little hipster witchcraft and combine a Chinese New Year tradition with the need for a little kismet as we approach 2013 — and scarf noodles until something good happens. Speaking of which, do not go to Pillings St. in Bushwick if you don't like hipster witchcraft. Moving on.

I'm pretty sure the gods of fortune don't care what kind of noodles I eat. Actually, I'm fairly certain they don't care if I eat noodles at all. Like I said, this is a last-ditch effort and it is definitely not Chinese New Year, just regular New Year. So eating all of these couldn't possibly hurt.

Not only that, but I'm going to watch this video on how ramen noodles are made.

I'm going to watch this video entitled "This Is What A Competition Noodle Puller Looks Like" cause I bet that dude is just rolling in serendipity.

And I'm going to watch this video where an Iranian DJ raps about pho like it's the only thing that matters.

That should do it, right?

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