Down in the food court in the lower level of the Westfield mall in San Francisco, facing the south side of Market, there is Ajisen Ramen. It's an underground food court, but the ramen place has it's own seating area (not the communal food court seating), so I guess everyone in your party has to … Continue reading Ajisen Ramen, Westfield Mall, SF
Norneko Ramen is a somewhat hard to find, but tasty place in Portland. It's by the people who started Biwa, and has some of the really delicious chicken karaage on the menu. The fried chicken is a definite recommend here. It has a lot of the Portland-hipster feel with nice wood, but something about the … Continue reading Noraneko Ramen, Portland, OR
I mentioned the Umami Burger pickle plate in a previous post. I visited the location in San Francisco this time and tried the pickle plate. The carrots and cucumbers were good. I was less enthusiastic about the other pickles. I don't even remember what they were now. However, I thought I would share the photo for … Continue reading Umami Burger, Pickle Plate – again
Ramen Bar in Philadelphia is a tasty destination when you're in town. I got a traditional shoyu ramen with chashu. It was solid, very traditional. It's been a while since I've gotten a slice of naruto fishcake, so that was a welcome addition. It was tasty, and it was nice to find a really … Continue reading Ramen Bar, Philadelphia
This was a bit of a surprise, but the Cosmopolitan Hotel/Casino has pork ramen on their room service menu. The hotel is supposed to get a David Chang's Momofuku branch soon, so maybe this is part of that planning. It would be awesome to get Momofuku as room service. The ramen was actually surprisingly good. … Continue reading Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas
Myzen Ramen is a relatively new place in Sunnyvale; it's only been open a few months. We tried the shio ramen ($9.99) and the Myzen/tonkotsu ramen ($10.99). The tonkotsu ramen broth was quite good, rich and smooth, without feeling too heavy. The shio ramen was rich compared to other shio broths, with a strong roasted … Continue reading Myzen Ramen, Sunnyvale, CA
An introduction to ramen video. In case you don't know anything about ramen. You can watch this.