Ramen Quest

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


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

Midnight Rams w @tetsu_unb #ramen #ラーメン

富士ラーメン (Fuji in Muroran, Hokkaido)

<b>富士ラーメン</b><p>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 …

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.<p>Now …



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." …

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.<p>SF Weekly interviewed …

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

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 restaurant on the Lower East Side and a leaner pay-before-you-eat outpost on the Far West Side. And amid our glut of good gluten, you can pretty much …

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, with the heady prawns pressed into White Castle-style squares. The cheap shochu slushies have never been anything but Grade A thirst quenchers. And the …

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

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

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

イレブンフーズ源流 東品川店@新馬場 (ラーメン) : らーめん喰倒記

六厘舎 大崎店@大崎 (つけめんシュリンプ・別皿) : らーめん喰倒記

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

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.<p>By 11am, the line was already wrapped …

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

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

Eight Great Bowls of Ramen to Slurp in Tokyo

GalleryEight Great Bowls of Ramen to Slurp in Tokyo<p>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 …

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 ramen-noodle soup. “Next month’s meeting is called Dethroning the Deceitful Pork Chop, ” a member named Linda Pelaccio reminded the audience of about …