Category Archives: Ramen | ラーメン

RAMEN | 本家 第一旭 (Honke Daiichiasahi)

Supposed to be one of the must DOs yet LG still managed to miss this pair of old guards of Kyoto ramen (the other one being Shinpuku Saikan (新福菜館), established in 1938 first as a Yatai) everytime in town until … Continue reading

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RAMEN | はしご (橋悟) (Hashigo)

Back to my first found dandan joint conveniently located in the heart of Ginza which opens till 5 am on weekdays! Our late night ramen in Tokyo award certainly would have gone to them if there was any ever in … Continue reading

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RAMEN | 四川担担麺 阿吽 (Aun)

First read about this joint some years back at Japanese blogger R’s page, surprised to see that it is now ranked the #2 dandan-men joint in Tokyo according to Tabelog, even ahead of the newly-starred Nakiryu. Went for level 4 … Continue reading

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RAMEN | 希須林 (Kisurin)

This marks the start of our ‘Sino-Japanese’ Dandan noodles series. Said to be invented back in 1841 by a street vendor Chan Bao Bao (陳包包) in Tzekung Sichuan, China, and named after his way of carrying two baskets of ingredients … Continue reading

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RAMEN | 銀座 篝 (かがり) (Kagari)

Ever thought of having quality ramen inside a metro station? Here we have it, the hottest toripaitan ramen in Tokyo these days at the heart of Ginza, in fact, INSIDE the Ginza metro station next to exit C2. Always being … Continue reading

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RAMEN | つけ麺 五ノ神製作所 (Tsuekemen Gonokami Seisakusho)

Much raved about joint of Ito-san’s (伊藤真啓) made their name with ebi tsukemen from 2010 onwards, while its roots could be dated back to 2007 under the name ‘いつ樹’ in Ome where it all started, offering mainly tai ramen. The … Continue reading

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RAMEN | 俺流塩らーめん (Oreryu Shio-Ramen)

Braved it to the exotic side of town and visited Kobayashi-san’s (小林 健) Shibuya 2010-founded shio ramen joint, and again, first ventures outside of Japan. Said to be the result of a 10-year research, LG found the featured ‘aged’ shio … Continue reading

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