Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Restaurant Review: Harukiya Ramen

Cravings for ramen Last night, I just couldn’t fall asleep. As soon as I tried to close my eyes, a bowl of Harukiya’s ramen appeared in my mind. That’s just how much I love this...

Forget ramen – the noodles here are one-of-a-kind!

Wanko Soba These soba noodles are for the competitive eater! Stack up your dishes and see who will become the noodle master. These small servings can quickly add up and a popular goal is to...

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...

Taste of Northern Tohoku

The rich land and sea of Tohoku produces great delicacies all year around. Indulge in fresh gifts of nature during the harvest season, as well as great local dishes to warm up to in...

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...

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...

Restaurant Review: Sapporo Ramen Republic

Your one stop for ramen in Sapporo If you don’t have the time to search out the best ramen places during your short trip to Hokkaido, also known as the Ramen Continent, why not taste the...

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,...

Omotenashi In A Ramen Bowl

  One of Japan’s biggest assets is its hospitality and the quality of service. Japanese people’s meticulousness and proactive ideas are surely a source of Japan Inc.’s promising brand. In fact, this philosophy is transcended...

A quick guide to Halal Japanese Cuisine in Tokyo

The struggle is over. What was thought to be extremely difficult – finding Halal Japanese cuisine that is both allowed and prepared according to the Islamic dietary guideline – is no longer the case...