Burnt Miso Ramen? Because it’s Japan!

Good to be back here.  Business school and travel have taken over my life these past few months.  People from back home have been visiting and it’s just been a blast touring them all over Japan. This could be work if they paid me! But it was a lot of fun. Being a ramen fan,Continue reading “Burnt Miso Ramen? Because it’s Japan!”

Ramen Sen No Kaze: Kyoto’s Best Bowl

Kyoto has a lot of ramen joints.  I’ve blogged earlier about Ichiran.  Ippudo‘s here.  Kyoto Gogyo‘s here.  Even Kyoto Station’s 10th floor is solely devoted to ramen! Let’s face it.  All of them are very good.  But some ramen bowls are just made to be better than the rest.  Enter Ramen Sen No Kaze. I foundContinue reading “Ramen Sen No Kaze: Kyoto’s Best Bowl”

Ichiran Osaka: Because You Deserve A Customized Bowl

Ichiran arguably makes the greatest mass-produced ramen in the world. My first encounter was back in Osaka around September 2014.  Yes, this was the one near the bridge by the riverbank.  And yes, this is the one where troops line up for hours. Being so, I gave up and settled for somewhere forgettable. Now thatContinue reading “Ichiran Osaka: Because You Deserve A Customized Bowl”