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By Todd Lappin | It's a ramen world. Explore it.
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
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 …
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.
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
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
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
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 …
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
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 …
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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 …
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 …
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 …
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