In a classic line from perhaps the greatest mocumentary ever made, Nigel Tufnel explains to Rob Reiner that Spinal Tap’s amps “go to 11.” Reiner seems dubious. “If we need that extra push over the cliff,” Tufnel expounded, “you know what we do? 11! Exactly!”
What Tufnel was doing with Spinal Tap’s sound, BeShock Ramen & Sake Bar (1288 Market St.) in the East Village appears to have achieved with the flavors of their soup.