Saturday, October 19, 2019

Ippudo’s original ramen for just 500 yen! (Dec. 19-22)

  In celebration of its one year anniversary, SHIROMARU BASE (by Ippudo) in Shibuya is offering its classic Shiromaru Base Ramen for just 500 yen (normally 700 yen) between Dec. 19-22. World-famous Hakata-style tonkotsu (pork bone-based...

A day out at Tokyo Station

Experience Tokyo and more at Tokyo Station itself

ICHIRAN New Branch Opened in Asakusa

The best ramen with the best company   Fukuoka based ramen shop ICHIRAN, a favorite of many tonkotsu (pork bone broth) lovers will open its 13th Tokyo branch in Asakusa on December 10, 2015. It will...

The Takaoka Street Treats Tour

Situated between the two capital cities of Toyama and Kanazawa, Takaoka is often bypassed by tourists. But with lots to offer in terms of culture, crafts, gourmet, historical streets and a Doraemon street, Toyama's...

The Takaoka Taste Tour

From historic copperware craftwork to the futuristic cartoon cat Doraemon, Takaoka City is the home of traditional and modern culture for all ages. And thanks to the recently completed Hokuriku Shinkansen, visiting this picturesque town located...

Get Bowled Over By Kourakuen

Real Ramen at Unreal Prices  For tourists who can always do with more time and money, Kourakuen brings happiness and fulfilment just as its name suggests. Ramen was first known in Japan as “chuka-soba”, or literally,...

All About Ramen

Everything You Need To Know To Become A Ramen Expert Just like how spaghetti is served in different sauces (tomato-based, carbonara and alle vongole come to mind), ramen comes in a wide array of different soups. The flavor...

Shinyokohama Raumen Museum: Ramen in Showa fashion

A delightful "time slurp" Contrary to its naming, Shinyokohama Raumen Museum is more a theme park than a museum. But fear not, by theme park I don't mean crazy, looping roller coasters, pendulum rides, drop towers...

Restaurant Review: Kiraku

THE Shibuya Ramen With more than 100 ramen shops originating from all over the country, Shibuya is like a giant noodle spider web. Hidden in the middle of this maze stands Kiraku, a ramen shop that has captured the...

Spicy Ramen Walker: Shibuya

WAttention Tokyo’s editor Tor Ching Li went to three popular ramen restaurants and demanded the spiciest they had to offer to gauge how spicy Tokyo’s ramen is to the Singaporean palate. Moukotanmen Nakamoto 蒙古タンメン中本 Serving up...