Tag: tonkotsu

Bone Daddies – Tonkotsu Ramen

Bone Daddies – Tonkotsu RamenTonkotsu Ramen I went to this trendy looking Ramen joint in Soho for the first time. It looks more like an American Dinner than traditional Ramen place, and menu is also quite non traditional with items like T-22 Ramen. What the hell, I am open to new kind of Ramen and international flavours as long... Read More »

Shoryu – Tonkotsu

Shoryu – TonkotsuNew Ramen joint in Piccadilly, Shyoryu Ramen. Hakata Ramen   Noodle 3/5 Soup 4/5 Service 2/5 Price 3/5 £8   Overall it is a good ramen considering it is in London. It holds up to the name of Hakata ramen when often most of Hakata Tonkotsu Ramen outside Japan fails to live up to its name. (I... Read More »

Nagomi – Nagomi Tonkotsu Ramen

Nagomi – Nagomi Tonkotsu RamenNagomi Tonkotsu Ramen Nagomi is a small Japanese restaurant in a very convenient location by Bond street and Oxford street, in the centre of shopping area. They have range of items on the menu from Sushi to Izakaya style small dishes (like tapas). It caters for dinning occasion as well as drinking over many plates... Read More »

Cocoro – Tonkotsu Lobster Ramen

Cocoro – Tonkotsu Lobster RamenTonkotsu Lobster Ramen Cocoro restaurant in Marylebone has a new place by The British Museum in Bloomsbury. They serve reasonably priced food during the lunch time as well as for dinner, but at night they turn into more Izakaya style (Japanese Tapas?) food.Inside quite extensive menu selection, there was a section for Ramen. Usually when... Read More »

Tonkotsu East – Tonkotsu Ramen

Tonkotsu East – Tonkotsu RamenPrice: £11 + 12.5% service charges So I heard Tonkotsu Ramen on Dean st. in Soho has opened up a new venue in Haggerston. I have been the one in Soho and well, I wasn’t so impressed but this is a first Ramen place to open near my neighbourhood so I had to give it... Read More »

Ippudo NYC

Ippudo NYC  Ordered – Shiro-maru (White circle) Style – Hakata / Tonkotsu I remember when Ippudo first opened in Fukuoka, next to my uncle’s shop in Tenjin about 20 years ago. It was this new kind of Hakata Ramen joint that approached Ramen business differently from the usual and older traditional joints run by one Ramen master.... Read More »

Ramen Ichiban Auckland – Tonkotsu

Ramen Ichiban Auckland – TonkotsuTonkotsu Ramen I have been to this venue before and I knew it wasn’t that great. But being a bit tipsy in Auckland city at 2am on Tuesday night There aren’t many places you can eat. Ichiban opens late on week nights because it is next to Japanese Karaoke bars and caters to this not... Read More »

Mentaz Auckland – Wafu Tonkotsu Ramen

Mentaz Auckland – Wafu Tonkotsu RamenWafu Tonkotsu RamenSo again I tried what they recommend and fisrt thing on the menu. Wafu Tonkotsu Ramen Soup 2/5 Extremely oily. As soon as you finish eating there is a layer of fat in your bowl. It also has strong pork smell. Noodle 3/5 Average thickness. Nothing special. And as you can see on... Read More »

Tanpopo Ramen Auckland – Tonkotsu Shio Raman

Tanpopo Ramen Auckland – Tonkotsu Shio RamanThis Ramen joint opened around 2004 in Auckland when I was studying there. It was one of the first Ramen restaurant in Auckland that served Tonkotsu flavour. TANPOPO is named from Jyuzo Itami’s famous film Tampopo (Dandelion). This film is a classic and started a bit of a cult following of Ramen freaks around the... Read More »

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