RAMEN OF JAPAN
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Ramen is one of Japan’s most iconic, much-loved dishes. The combinations of broths, noodles and toppings are diverse and continue to evolve. If you visit Japan, you’ll be amazed at the countless ramen shops and flavors that are available. This is our special ramen guide in which our ramen-loving reporters visit and review on unique and distinguished ramen restaurants. Get ready to dive into the wonderful world of ramen!
Uguisuya: Delicious clear seafood-based broth with a unique touch
Soshigaya-Okura station, located on the Odakyu Line in Setagaya Ward, Tokyo is known for its Ultrama...
May 12, 2022 - RAMEN OF JAPAN
Noroshi: A champion tie-up of tsukemen noodles and delicious soup
Surprisingly, it wasn’t the delicious ramen that impressed me most when I visited Noroshi ramen shop...
February 17, 2022 - RAMEN OF JAPAN
T’s Tantan: Inspired vegan ramen to make you smile
Beautiful, delicious, healthy ramen — there’s no better way to treat yourself than with a bowl of no...
January 26, 2022 - RAMEN OF JAPAN
Kamitoku Tottori Honten: No beefing about this specialty of Tottori Prefecture
About 10 years ago, the Tottori Prefecture governor himself participated in the formation of the “O-...
December 28, 2021 - RAMEN OF JAPAN
Iruca Tokyo: Rockin’ porcini ramen in Roppongi
It was a crisp, clear autumn afternoon in Roppongi. The emergency declaration had been lifted, and t...
November 8, 2021 - RAMEN OF JAPAN
Kaneko: A tasteful new ramen shop sets sail in old Ofuna
The streamlined bow of a multideck cruise ship appears to rise up on the skyline next to JR Ofuna St...
September 12, 2021 - RAMEN OF JAPAN
Hechikan: Niboshi fish broth ramen with universal appeal in Yokohama
Whenever I visit Yokohama, I feel that I have an extra spring in my step. Holding my ear to the sea ...
September 1, 2021 - RAMEN OF JAPAN
Spoon Noodle: A unique, sophisticated ramen found at a tiny shop in Noto Peninsula
The Noto Peninsula once played an important role as a transit point for maritime trade, fostering a ...
July 29, 2021 - RAMEN OF JAPAN
Aozora: Serving up classic salt ramen under nostalgic blue skies at the foot of the Southern Japanese Alps
The Japan Alps mountain ranges — consisting of the Northern, Central, and Southern Alps — bisect Hon...
June 23, 2021 - RAMEN OF JAPAN
Kujira Shokudo: Impressive ink black ramen with a mellow surf and turf soul
Kujira Shokudo is a famous ramen shop near Higashi Koganei Station on the JR Chuo line in the wester...
March 25, 2021 - RAMEN OF JAPAN
Tan Tan Tiger: Specialty shop serves up numbingly spicy soupless noodle dish
It was a chance encounter with a gourmet comic book that led to the opening of a unique ramen shop i...
February 9, 2021 - RAMEN OF JAPAN
Mugi to Olive: Sharp, rich soy sauce-based chicken ramen with a dash of olive oil worthy of Ginza flair
I am particularly preferential to Ginza in the wintertime. The trees in Tokyo’s glitzy shopping dist...
December 31, 2020 - RAMEN OF JAPAN
Komugi: Ramen birthed from a love of Japanese soba
Koshigaya in Saitama Prefecture is home to the largest mall in Japan, Aeon Lake Town. At a whopping ...
December 24, 2020 - RAMEN OF JAPAN
Ichikanjin: Silky smooth soy-milk ramen with fresh local vegetables on the side
The Japan NewsSoy-milk ramen with a tasty creamy broth and topped with fresh locally grown vegetable...
December 19, 2020 - RAMEN OF JAPAN
Ashura: Japanese-style sesame ramen with heavenly flavor
Ashura, a ramen shop in Funabashi, Chiba Prefecture, takes its name from a class of Buddhist deity k...
December 14, 2020 - RAMEN OF JAPAN
Antinoodles: Truffle-tomato tsukemen crafted by rebellious rocker
Antinoodles is a ramen shop that is a testament to owner Yuki Isoda’s rock ‘n’ roll spirit. A former...
December 7, 2020 - RAMEN OF JAPAN
Kanekatsu: Self-educated noodle chef serves up exquisite ramen in simple, elegant space
Historically, Kawaguchi in Saitama Prefecture has been known as a city that produces cast metals sin...
December 3, 2020 - RAMEN OF JAPAN
Asakusa Ramen Yoroiya: Fragrant soy sauce ramen offered in traditional Japanese flair
Asakusa is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Tokyo. Even as a Tokyoite, I also get exc...
November 30, 2020 - RAMEN OF JAPAN
Kaoru: Ginger ramen and a considerate owner warms your body and heart
The city of Soka in Saitama Prefecture — Tokyo’s northern neighbor — is especially known for its loc...
November 26, 2020 - RAMEN OF JAPAN
Gallon: The exquisite harmony of orange and ramen born in Golden Gai
Welcome to the Asian labyrinth, Golden Gai! This small area in Shinjuku, Tokyo, is packed with nearl...
November 24, 2020 - RAMEN OF JAPAN
Daishi: classic ramen with a sophisticated taste
Do you know what naruto is? No, I’m not talking about the famous Japanese anime, but of a ramen topp...
November 19, 2020 - RAMEN OF JAPAN
Kaijin: Offering up once-in-a-lifetime fish soup with ramen
At the small entrance atop a set of narrow stairs, I took in a painting of the sea on the wall with ...
November 16, 2020 - RAMEN OF JAPAN
Kishimoto Shokudo: Traditional Okinawa shop that rose from, and now thrives on, ashes
As soon as I came out of Naha Airport, the main point of entry into Okinawa Prefecture, the tropical...
November 12, 2020 - RAMEN OF JAPAN
Ramen-ya Toy Box: Ramen maker sticks to basics in his own way, gets in the Michelin Guide
Toy Box was a name so peculiar that it piqued my interest to the point where I just had to go. So I ...
November 9, 2020 - RAMEN OF JAPAN
Hulu-lu: Savoring ramen with a unique Hawaiian flai
Hulu-lu is a ramen shop that makes you feel as though you are dining in a Hawaiian cafe. For example...
November 5, 2020 - RAMEN OF JAPAN
Ebimaru Ramen: Dateworthy lobster ramen shop in Tokyo
Have you ever been taken to a ramen restaurant for a dinner date? It was our second date when my boy...
November 2, 2020 - RAMEN OF JAPAN
Kanda Ramen Waizu: Rich, sharp tastes merge in tonkotsu shoyu ramen
Ramen shop Kanda Ramen Waizu is packed with office workers at lunchtime as it celebrates 20 years si...
October 29, 2020 - RAMEN OF JAPAN
Tsukumo Ramen 99: Mounds of fluffy grated gouda goes great with mouthwatering miso ramen
The next ramen shop I’d like to tell you about is Tsukumo Ramen 99 in Hiroo, Tokyo. It’s a shop that...
October 26, 2020 - RAMEN OF JAPAN
Munch-ken: Lots to quack about with this one-of-a-kind duck ramen
The area around Kinshicho Station is lined with shopping buildings and restaurants, making it one of...
October 22, 2020 - RAMEN OF JAPAN
Menya Shichisai: Showing how to build a fresh noodle culture from scratch
There is a ramen shop that makes noodles from scratch only after you order. When I first heard that,...
October 19, 2020 - RAMEN OF JAPAN
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