There are so many kinds of ramen out there, and you've got questions: What's the difference between 'tonkotsu ramen' and 'shio tonkotsu ramen?' What is menma, anyway? What's the difference between ramen and chuka soba? All of these questions, and more, will be answered!
What's the white and pink emoji? What is the swirl thing in ramen? What does it taste like? Why is it a ramen topping? Find out below!
Of course, you've at least once have heard of the word "ramen". Many people would surely agree that ramen can even be said as the hottest Japanese noodle dishes enjoyed worldwide. With this post, you will get to know not only about the ramen itself but also the best restaurants of each kind.
Tokyo has over 3,000 ramen restaurants. These selected 21 joints constantly rank among the best. Here's the general shop info for each and the rating by our Japanese ramen experts.
Nishi-Shinjuku is covered with tall skyscrapers, and its streets are full of busy office workers. However, this area actually has many hidden ramen shops(salary men gotta eat, too!) This article will introduce the top 8 places to grab a bowl of ramen in the Nishi-Shinjuku area.
The east exit side of Ikebukuro Station is the hot spot for ramen. Here are the ramen restaurants all ramen lovers have been to at least once. From well-established restaurants and ones that have shown true strength to chain stores, all of these are very popular. A total of 11 restaurants made the cut out of a total of nearly 200 ramen joints in Ikebukuro. You may actually have trouble deciding which one to go.
If you've never heard of Tsuta, you owe yourself five minutes to find out now. Having gained the first ever Michelin star to the ramen world, Chef and owner, Yuki Onishi, has taken Japanese soba noodles to the next level, nay "enlightenment." Eat before you read this 'cos it will make you hungry!
Did you know that the toppings and taste of ramen differ as you travel across prefectures in Japan? Wakayama is known for its very thick pork broth and soy sauce ramen, often served with sushi. You read that right, people of Wakayama love to eat ramen with sushi!