The hardest part about eating ramen is deciding what to eat. Shoyu, shio, miso, tonkotsu or tsukemen? Do you hit the streets and sniff out a good one or make a beeline for the Michelin stars? The answer, of course, is ALL OF THE ABOVE. Because you can never get enough ramen.
Tantanmen: one of my most loved ramen dishes
When it comes to ramen, there's so many different types that there's basically something for everyone's tastebuds out there. You hear people comparing their favorites - there's shio versus shoyu, or perhaps miso or tonkotsu ramen takes first place for you. The
Tonkotsu Ramen Chains: Ippudo vs Ichiran. Which is best?
Living in Osaka, I have come across two delicious tonkotsu ramen chains: Ippudo and Ichiran, but before we begin, let's talk about tonkotsu ramen itself. Tonkotsu ramen is thick, rich and creamy pork ramen originating from Fukuoka. Fukuoka is the biggest city
A Ramen Chain Puts the 'Koh' in Comfort (Food)
I have eaten in more ramen restaurants that my fingers and toes combined, which does not necessarily make me an expert but at the very least, I know what is good ramen and bad. I've eaten at a Michelin Bib Gourmand ramen shop. I've been to the ramen shop that
Your guide to BOTH of Japan's 1-Michelin Star ramen: The Ivy and The Roaring Dragon
collage-2017-03-14(1).jpg 119.23 KBI love my ramen. This noodle dish is close to my cultural roots. It is also an affordable working-class meal that satisfies anyone in need to fill up their stomachs and warm them up on a cold, winter night. Even so, it hasn'
Tenka Ippin (Shibuya)
Tenka Ippin is a popular ramen chain with several locations all over the country. This particular branch is located just north of Shibuya station, close to the Hachiko exit.
Tokyo Tonkotsu Base Made By Ippudo (Shibuya)
Located close to Shibuya Station, Tokyo Tonkotsu Base Made By Ippudo is a Hakata-style tonkotsu broth ramen chain with shops in several locations in Tokyo.
Genkishin Ramen (Nara)
This branch of Genkishin, famous for tsukemen or ramen which is eaten after dipping in a separate bowl of soup, is located in central Nara.
Afuri Ramen (Harajuku)
Afuri is a chain of ramen restaurants with several locations in Tokyo. This particular shop is in Harajuku.
Located only 5 minutes from Yoyogi Station, this ramen shop serves a variety of noodle soup dishes, including Chinese-style ramen, miso-flavored ramen, and tsukemen. Otherwise known as "dipping ramen", the tsukemen noodles and broth are served separately. The