Monthly Archives: December 2013

RAMEN | 松壱家 (Matsuichiya)

So ‘Iekei’ 家系 ramen is finally here in town. Arguably not the most popular name among them all back in Japan, Matsuichiya did bring along every single detail from Japan, from broth to noodles to even ingredients, leaving nothing to … Continue reading

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SUSHI | 角 (Sushi Kado)

A series of good reviews brought me here ahead of the decision for the year end awards. Tucked in a quiet little corner in Central, I was welcomed by a nice entrance that reminded me of those little hideaways in … Continue reading

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RAMEN | ラーメンダイニング 五行 (Ramen-Dining Gogyo)

A more upscale concept store operated actually by the Ippudo group, most famous for its Kyoto shop that opened back in 2004 featuring impressive deco and ambience for a ramen place, including traditional Japanese courtyard and the works. Opening its … Continue reading

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RAMEN | 魂心家 (Konshinya)

My first encounter with a genuine bowl of ‘Iekei’ 家系 ramen was a very fitting end to the drink out night with my Japanese buddy KC, all the more so that he is a Yokohama-native. Translated as ‘house style’, ‘Iekei’ … Continue reading

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RAMEN | 蒙古タンメン中本

A rather interesting shop which is all the rage recently. Basically it is mapo tofu on top of a classic ramen that you will find in a typical Chinese restaurant in Japan, and in fact draw its roots from there. … Continue reading

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