The ramen here at Matsumoto City’s Zunpachi just happens to be a local favorite! Every day, no matter what the time, you can see a line going out the door of people waiting to eat the ramen at Zunpachi.
May 26, 2018
A few of the signature dishes include the tsukemen (dipping noodles), which are freshly prepared wheat noodles al dente with egg and slivers of roasted pork. The broth is heavenly, with a combination of miso and other remarkable flavors that leave you wanting second helpings over and over.
October 21, 2017
Actually quite minimal in character, using very basic ingredients and toppings to avoid interference with the main ingredients' flavors. Most locals will refuse to eat at a shop that uses factory-produced noodles, as handmade is considered the standard (and you can truly taste the difference).
September 27, 2017
Located in Sapporo’s famous Odori Park, the Sapporo Ramen Show 2017 is on until Sunday, May 28!
May 23, 2017
If you love a kind of strong flavor that makes you feel alive and awake, you will fall in love with spicy ramen. And you will find yourself, just like me, trying to discover more and more restaurants that specialize in spicy hot ramen.
January 9, 2017
Located on the 10th floor of Kyoto Station, Kyoto Ramen Alley is not to be missed for people who love new and interesting places, and anyone looking for a way to satisfy their ramen cravings.
October 30, 2016
So how do you know if a ramen shop is worth your time and money? Besides looking up reviews, there are a few signs you can tell just from looking at the shop.
October 16, 2016
Chuuka restaurants in Japan are excellent places to fill yourself with an affordable and delicious meal of pseudo-Chinese food. One of our writers, Jackson Lee has been writing a series on Chuuka restaurants. If you have missed out on the others, try and read them all. I bet it's a great read!
September 26, 2016
There is one shop in the Gifu region that has reigned supreme three years in a row now, selling a pretty unique ramen. Finally, I had an opportunity to try it out myself, and as a ramen fan, I can testify that the quality and the hype are completely legitimate.
September 3, 2016
Book that bargain ticket and spend a momentous weekend in Kagoshima. Enjoy the hot springs, good food and scenic views of its almost-tropical setting. Not sure on what to do? Here are some tips for your weekend itinerary.
August 29, 2016
Suffering from the summer heat, our writer John Asano recommends five popular summer dishes to help cool down and boost energy levels allowing you to beat the summer heat. So what are you waiting for, try them all!
August 27, 2016
The delicious wonders of the Japanese-Chinese restaurants, aka Chuuka restaurants, have been thoroughly explored in my previous article. There are many reasons why the foods don’t taste as authentic as the real Chinese cuisines, but the food is undeniably cheap and delicious. Today, let’s discover 8 of the common staples at the Chuuka establishments. The items here are all amazing items to choose. I listed in no particular order, so feel free to try them all!
August 25, 2016