USE YOUR NOODLE: To you, it may recall the lean days of college, but to some, the humble ramen packet is a jump-off point to a world of inspiration. Are you one of them? The Brooklyn Kitchen's Ramen-Off rocks Williamsburg's Union Pool tonight; enter your creative ramen-based dish in the competition. 7PM.
CHIP'S AHOY: We think book-jacket revolutionary Chip Kidd is a genius, so we imagine it'll be a treat to hear him at the 92nd St. Y with Neil Gaiman, who wrote graphic novel series The Sandman, as they chat about the latter's new D-lux hardcover edition. 7:30PM.
DOC THE VOTE: Williamsburg's Moviehouse at 3rd Ward free screening features Red Blue Roadtrip. The series founders barreled through 12 swing states in the 18 days leading up to the election, capturing portraits in a cross-section of an America on the brink of change. 8PM.