Tag Archives: Niboshi

RAMEN | 烈志笑魚油 麺香房 三く(Sanku)

Always found ramen queues much more manageable once outside of Tokyo, and here we are at one of the top Tabelog joints in the heart of Osaka, all it took was 20 minutes. Niboshi has always been of great attraction … Continue reading

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RAMEN | 煮干鰮らーめん 圓 (Niboshi Iwashi Ramen En)

Finally took this trip to Hachioji and lucky enough to get there just before the peak of the queue to cut the entire round trip down to within 3 hours to and from Tokyo. By far the reigning Niboshi king … Continue reading

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RAMEN | 豚王 (Butao)

Just when we were talking about niboshi ramen, and voilà! And who would have thought it was actually the friend turned foe of Nagi in town that spearheaded that. It’s an ironic world out there, even in the ramen space. … Continue reading

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RAMEN | すごい煮干ラーメン凪 (‘Awesome’ Niboshi Ramen Nagi)

The Shinjuku joint of ramen whiz-kid Ikuda-san, who is best known here in town as the man that brought along the local favourite Butao. In today’s Japan, however, this Niboshi (dried infant sardines/anchovies) joint is actually now more what Nagi … Continue reading

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RAMEN | 大ふく屋 (Daifukuya)

Long overdue try out of this shop from Tokyo that sounded like a creation straight out from those ‘ramen battles’ in the comic books. Marketed as a joint effort by three leading shops in their own category, namely seafood based … Continue reading

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