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“Testimonial”

A Guide to the Regional Ramen of Japan

A bowl of ramen consists of four basic elements: the broth, the tare, the noodles, and the toppings. The broth is generally a mix of pork, chicken, …

Food

“Powerful Medicine”

Sometimes you gotta wait.

Tori Paitan with chashu, chicken breast, lotus root, fresh bamboo, ikura. So good. #onlyinjapan

Midnight Rams w @tetsu_unb #ramen #ラーメン @ おおぎやラーメン 沼田店

富士ラーメン (Fuji in Muroran, Hokkaido)

富士ラーメン
Muroran is an oft overlooked city in Hokkaido, just south of Sapporo. Formerly a bustling port, it is now one of Japans many cities that are …

Hokkaido

Acadia kicks off Ramen Sundays

Chicago is officially ramen crazy, if the openings of two high-profile ramen-focused eateries earlier this year (Lettuce Entertain You’s Ramen-San and Brendan Sodikoff’s High Five Ramen) hadn’t already stamped, sealed and delivered our status of devotees of the hearty Japanese soup, that is.

Now …

Ramen

Ivan Ramen Slurp Shop – A warm bowl of garlic

Image by Craig NelsonI love garlic. I mean, I really, really love it. That’s why Italian food always makes the cut as my favorite type of cuisine. …

Japan

Tokyo: First impressions, Shinjuku, and Nagi Ramen

Back in July, having just returned from Belgium and the Czech Republic, the Missus sent me a text. Something along the lines of "let's go to Japan." …

Japan

Hitler, locals express frustration over ridiculous lines at Ramen Festival

Over the weekend, the Ramen Festival — part of the J-Pop Summit Festival — took over the blocks surrounding Japantown. Not surprisingly, it was very crowded. But waiting in line for food is a San Francisco pastime surpassed only by complaining about waiting in line for food.

SF Weekly interviewed …

Northern California

味玉醤油そば(๑´ڡ`๑)6/26にオープンした巣鴨の蔦2号店!スープは醤油の香りめちゃくちゃいい!煮干しが後から利いてきてうまー♫中細ストレート麺とこのチャーシューも絶品!最高( ´θ`)ノ #ラーメン #らーめん #ランチ #ramen #japanesefood @ 蔦の葉

きょう、たべすぎた。 #ラーメン #大舎厘 #濃厚 #3時のおやつ

立川のラーメン(^^) 煮干し系うまーv 餃子はタレが鉄板でこんがりでうまー*・゜・*:.。..。.:*・'(*▽*)'・*:.。. .。.:*・゜・* #ラーメン#立川#東京#美味

Ivan Ramen Is So Good It Will Make Your Eyes Explode

Now, two years later, the Big Apple is well into the throes of a ramen revolution and helping to lead the charge is Orkin himself, with a sit-down …

RamenWire: Is Momofuku's Meatless Ramen NYC's Best Ramen?

The kimchi jars have been more reliable over the years, with their spicy, salty kick. The shrimp buns have been a more compelling reason to visit, …

Food

海(白河)おおぜき(恵比寿)六厘舎(大崎)BumBun Blau Cafe(旗の台)楽観(武蔵小山)こころ(大岡山)つるん(旗の台)しろ八(新宿) 新店は5店舗( ´θ`)ノ台湾まぜそば美味いなー♫楽観家から近くて便利! #ラーメン #らーめん #まぜそば #ramen #japanesefood

Slurp Worthy: The Top 10 Ramen Destinations in New York

The ramen belt, once tightly buckled around the East Village, now loops from Fort Lee, N.J., to Queens and Brooklyn. Following are my picks for New York’s most delicious ramens, ranked in descending order. All outlets are open for lunch and dinner unless otherwise noted.

1. Mu Ramen

Spicy miso and …

Squash blossom butter corn miso ramen with ground pork belly, shoyu-marinated egg, Tokyo negi, garlic-chili paste, and shunggiku @ Ramen Shop

追い鰹醤油らーめん+旬菜盛り♫鰹の香りが広がる無化調スープにモチモチ平打麺がうめー!野菜トッピングも最高(๑´ڡ`๑)味変でワサビも合うわー♫ #ラーメン #らーめん #夕食 #ramen #japanesefood @ 旬麺 しろ八

イレブンフーズ源流 東品川店@新馬場 (ラーメン)

東京の不思議な名店『イレブンフーズ』。その店主が今年引退し、息子さんの経営しているイレブンフーズ源流となった。新馬場に用事があったので訪問してみた。 続きを読む

六厘舎 大崎店@大崎 (つけめんシュリンプ・別皿)

つけめんシュリンプの一度で二度おいしい裏ワザ!! 続きを読む

Tokyo Ramen Street's Rokurinsha Makes A Mean Bowl of Tsukemen Noodles

[Photographs: Jay Friedman]

The last time I was in Tokyo, I didn't make it to Rokurinsha, one of Tokyo Ramen Street's most popular restaurants, which is known for its tsukemen, or dipping noodles. This time, however, I vowed not to be denied, and arrived before noon to make sure of it.

By 11am, the …

Hokkaido Ramen with sweet corn and uni butter. Oh yes. @ Ramen Shop

#latergram #ramenshop #oakland A weekend of hedonism ...

Suzuran Ramen - Shibuya

A distinctive noodle shop in more ways than one, Suzuran helped kickstart the tsukemen (dipping ramen) boom in Tokyo a couple of years ago (an honour …

Tokyo

Eight Great Bowls of Ramen to Slurp in Tokyo

I once read that there are over 20,000 ramen restaurants in Tokyo. That's a lot of noodle slurping for one city. We're talking about dedicated ramen shops, with primary focus on just one food item, like many restaurants in Japan. When you go to a ramen shop, you get in line, order, eat while the …

The History of the Ramen Noodle

On Monday evening, the Culinary Historians of New York gathered on Manhattan’s Upper East Side to discuss the political and economic underpinnings of …

Upper East Side

The Ramen Index

Ramen Noodles are one of the Japanese pop-culture artifacts—along with anime, manga, and sushi—that international hipsterdom has chosen to embrace. …

Japan