Overseas – Tokyo


Ippudo 博多一風堂 - The Tokyo Ramen Experience Is Really Quite Different

First ramen shop that I rushed to when I went back Tokyo? Ippudo 博多一風堂. The choice was quite obvious because I have always been a fan of Hakata style ramen – the thin, non-curly straight paler yellow noodles, basked in rich milky tonkotsu pork bone broth. An Ippudo ramen in Tokyo cost about 750 Japanese Yen, who works out to be $9.10. Having that in Singapore’s Mandarin Gallery would set you back double or more than price, and yet not as good. Compared to the Singapore branches which have an upscale sleek New Yorkish interior and presentation,......

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Mutekiya Ramen 無敵家 – Best Ramen at Ikebukuro Tokyo

Mutekiya Ramen 無敵家 – Best Ramen at Ikebukuro Tokyo

Talk about the best ramen at Tokyo Japan, and many food blogs would recommend Ippudo (Ebisu), Menya Musashi (Shinjuku), Butamen Kenkyujo (Kanda), Aoba (Nakano) Ramen Jiro (Shinjuku) and Ramen Tetsuya (Higashi Koenji) and Metekiya (Ikebukuro). What would you recommend? I followed religiously to the Taiwanese written Tokyo guidebook “东京王...

July 24, 2012
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