'Tateo Namikaze' is a ramen shop near Tokyo's Nishi Waseda Station that serves one of the heaviest bowls of ramen in the city, with a thick miso soup laced with pork fat and piled with chunks of deep-fried pork. You might regret it when you're finished, but it's definitely worth trying at least once!
'Tomita' is perhaps the most highly-regarded ramen shop in all of Japan, having been crowned Tokyo's best ramen shop by TRY (Tokyo Ramen of the Year) 4 times! The original location is in neighboring Chiba prefecture, but as of 2019, a new location was opened in the middle of Tokyo at Tokyo Station! If you're curious to try this legendary tsukemen, it's now easier than ever!
Ginza's fanciest ramen can be found at re:Dine Ginza, one of the most interesting concept restaurants in Tokyo. It features 3 different meats, including amazing wagyu beef that melts in your mouth as you eat it. For those searching for outstanding ramen in Ginza, this is as luxurious as it gets!
Osaka, the city at the center of Japan's second-largest metropolitan area, is surprisingly known as a ramen wasteland. Sure, you can find good ramen there if you know where to look (see below), but the ramen shops are surprisingly sparse when compared to the rest of Japan. Read on to find out why.
For being such a hip and popular spot, many of Harajuku's restaurants close fairly early (when compared to somewhere like nearby Shibuya Station). Searching for a late-night bowl of ramen can be more of a challenge than you'd expect! We're here to help. This is a list of 5 ramen shops that are open late!
Did you know that ramen actually tastes better on a rainy day? The reason is that the amount of scum produced when cooking the soup is lower than on a fair-weather day. Why is this? Read on to find out
From among the thousands and thousands of ramen restaurants around Japan, just four have earned the special honor of a Michelin Star. In case you're curious, we've introduced those four shops below!