Ramen

Experience Umami Bliss at Tokyo’s Ramen Honma in Akasaka, Where Only Additive-Free Noodles Are on The Menu

Located in the Akasaka neighborhood of Tokyo, “Ramen Honma” is a ramen shop that takes pride in its exquisite soup, meticulously crafted from high-quality ingredients without the use of artificial additives. “Shrimp Wonton Noodles”: a perfect match with salt broth At Ramen Honma, you can choose between two types of broth for all ramen dishes: salt and soy sauce. If…

24-Hour Yaro Ramen in Shibuya Revolutionizes Noodles With an All New Type of Ramen Taking Over Tokyo

“Yarōramen Shibuya Center-gai Souhonten (referred to hereafter as “Yaro Ramen”)” located in Shibuya, is a ramen shop that never sleeps, operating 24 hours a day. The shop’s hearty ramen is known as “Yaro-style” and it is gaining recognition as a new genre of ramen! “豚野郎,” Tonkotsu Ramen with char siu pork 1,430 JPY (tax included) What is Yaro-style? The key…

Souryutougyokudo Roppongi: Keanu Reeves’ Ramen Haven in Tokyo with Amazing Gyoza

Characterized by its spicy and numbing flavors from chili peppers and Sichuan peppercorns, tantanmen noodles are so popular in Japan that there are restaurants specializing in them. Although it originated from Chinese dan dan noodles, it followed its own path in Japan. “Souryutougyokudo Roppongi” is a popular restaurant in the lively Roppongi district of Tokyo, offering a variety of tantanmen…

Salmon noodle 3.0: Tokyo’s French-Inspired Ramen Is a New Taste Sensation with Soy Milk and Salmon

Ramen comes in countless varieties, with new and unique creations emerging daily. “Salmon noodle 3.0” in Kagurazaka, Tokyo, is a popular ramen shop which has been in the spotlight. It’s known for its ramen featuring salmon both in the soup and toppings. By using French culinary knowledge and techniques, the restaurant aims to offer “a more casual way to experience…

Calling All Spicy Food Lovers! Tokyo’s Karashibi Curry Kikanbo Adds a Noodle Twist to Japanese Curry!

For lovers of super spicy ramen in Japan, “Kikanbō” is well-known hot spot. In 2022, Kikanbo branched out to open a curry specialty restaurant called “Karashibi Curry Kikanbō!” “鬼金棒カラシビカレーライス,” Karashibi Kikanbo Curry Rice 1,100 JPY (tax included) Much like the ramen shop, the flavor cherished at Karashibi Curry Kikanbo is the spiciness of chili peppers and the numbing sensation of…

“Uohama Roppongi”: Sensational Seafood Like Uni Ramen and Menu Variety at A Unique Tokyo Restaurant Open Until 5 AM

In a bustling corner of Roppongi, crowded with people day and night, one restaurant, “Uohama Roppongi,” stands out prominently. The restaurant prides itself on serving dishes made with ingredients shipped directly from the source. One of Uohama Roppongi’s selling points is the rich variety of its menu. “Whatever you want, whenever you visit,” is their motto. In this article, we’ll…

More Than Just Grilled Meat: Tokyo’s Roppongi Yakiniku Kintan Elevates Lunch with Foie Gras, Ramen and Other Delights

At the exceptional Tokyo restaurant “Roppongi Yakiniku Kintan,” the management is guided by a bold vision. “We aim to be the most loved yakiniku restaurant in the city,” they proudly state, referring to the Japanese word for grilled meat cuisine. At dinnertime, the restaurant pairs their excellent yakiniku with wine, while lunchtime offerings include hearty set menus. A dream menu…

Harajuku, Tokyo’s Vegan Bistro Jangara: Where Ramen and Burgers Meet Plant-Based Perfection

Harajuku, known as a birthplace of new culture, is also at the forefront of culinary innovation. Right in the heart of this vibrant district, just a short walk from the bustling Takeshita Street and the tranquil Meiji Shrine, lies “Vegan Bistro Jangara,” a restaurant dedicated to vegan cuisine. “グリルバーガー,” Grilled Burger 1,350 JPY (tax included) Originating from the Kyushu Jangara…

Ramen available at Kyushu Jangara in Akihabara

Kyushu Jangara World-Famous Ramen in Akihabara Are the Tokyo Noodles You’ll Never Get Tire Of Lining up For

“Kyushu Jangara,” a ramen restaurant with multiple locations centered in Tokyo, has its flagship store in Akihabara. The Kyushu Jangara main branch has been boasting strong popularity as a representative ramen shop of Akihabara for many years, even appearing in Japanese anime and manga. KYUSHU JANGARA AKIHABARA-HONTEN’s exterior One of the main attractions of Kyushu Jangara is their refined and…

Tokyo Jangara Ramen in Ueno

Find Out Why Tokyo Jangara’s Tonkotsu Ramen Is Some of the Best Ueno Has to Offer

Tonkotsu, made from pork bone, is a classic ramen soup known for its milky white color and creamy texture. Tonkotsu soup is commonly used in the Kyūshū region, the southwesternmost of Japan’s main islands. However, it’s enjoyed all throughout Japan and has an enduring popularity. Located right inside Ueno Station, “Tokyo Jangara ecute Ueno” (hereafter referred to as “Tokyo Jangara”),…

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Divine Sea Bream Ramen in Ueno: Discover Tokyo’s Rare Ramen Delicacy

Japanese ramen can be categorized into various types based on factors such as the flavor and characteristics of the soup, the region where it’s commonly eaten, and more. One of these many ramen types is known as tanrei-kei ramen. Tanrei-kei ramen is characterized by a refreshing aftertaste and a clear, transparent broth. A particularly notable representative of the tanrei-kei style…

Savor a Tokyo Izakaya Experience at Torifuku in Ueno with Delicious Yakitori Cuisine

In Japan, casual dining establishments with the purpose of enjoying food while drinking are known as izakaya. When it comes to classic dishes enjoyed at izakaya, yakitori, grilled chicken skewers, take the spotlight. For overseas visitors who want to get a full-on Japanese izakaya experience, one restaurant we would like to recommend is “Ueno Torifuku (referred to hereafter as “Torifuku”).”…

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Legendary Tsukemen Noodles in Ueno Are a Tokyo Delicacy Worth the Wait

“Rokurinsha” is a well-known name among ramen enthusiasts in Japan. With five locations in Tokyo, the popular restaurant often has customers lining up out the door. Such popularity can be attributed to its rich broths made from ingredients like pork and chicken bones. “特製つけめん,” Special Dip noodles 1,150 JPY (tax included) Rokurinsha’s richly flavored broth captivates the crowd The Ueno…

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Delicious Vegan Ramen Right in Ueno Station! Don’t Miss These Mouth-Watering Noodles!

Located inside the JR Ueno Station ticket gate, “T’s TANTAN ecute Ueno” (hereinafter referred to as “T’s TANTAN”) is a restaurant that offers vegan-friendly ramen. At T’s TANTAN, the signature dish is the “Golden Sesame Tantan” noodles. Tantan is a Japanese dish resembling ramen that is inspired by the Sichuanese dish Dandan noodles. “T’sセット(金胡麻たんたん麺、全部野菜の焼き餃子12個),” T’s Set Golden Sesame Tantan +…