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RAMEN | 博多担々麺 とり田 (Hakata Danden-men Toriden)

Catching on the national Dandan-men rave, it is interesting to see that the home of Tonkotsu ramen doesn’t really feature a pork bone broth dandan, but rather one based on another Hakata favorite, the equally popular Mizutaki, the clear chicken … Continue reading

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RAMEN | 博多元気一杯!! (Hakata Genki Ippai)

So the rumour has been confirmed. The ‘notorious’ tonkotsu king in Fukuoka established back in 1999 has recently taken a big U-turn. Not only is photo-taking allowed and even announced on site by a notice on the wall, we were … Continue reading

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TEMPURA | 玄海 (Genkai)

A seasoned and rather unique husband and wife team delivering quality tempura fare yet in a Yatai setting. Said to be the oldest standing Yatai in Fukuoka with its root dated back to 1962 and now run by its second … Continue reading

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RAMEN | 麺道はなもこし (Hanamokoshi)

When the #1 ramen on Tabelog Fukuoka is a toripaitan instead of tonkotsu, you know that it is something special. Hit it on a low day when it was drizzling and chilly outside, LG was lucky enough to nearly have … Continue reading

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RAMEN | 博多元気一番!! 柳橋本店 (春吉1丁目1-1店) (Genki Ichiban)

Masked by a rather tacky name is in fact the sister shop of probably the most secretive and rather notorious ramen joint in Fukuoka, the mysterious ‘Genki Ippai’ (元気一杯). Well regarded as serving the best Hakata ramen among the ‘aficionados’, … Continue reading

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RAMEN | 元祖 赤のれん 節ちゃんラーメン (Akanoren)

Said to be the real local favorite in Fukuoka vs the good old Ippudo and Ichiran frequented by tourists, the deco and ambience of their honten certainly has that air of a historic establishment, with a equally fitting clientele as … Continue reading

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YATAI | 鬼多郎 (Kitaro)

Finally had the chance to bring along sake buddies to this favourite Yatai in Fukuoka of yours truly’s. Friendly owner put on his usual good show both nights, when the true Hakata Yatai spirit was being showcased. Kicking off with … Continue reading

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