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skewers by morimoto – los angeles, ca

Sure, it’s a skewers restauant, not a ramenya, and sure it’s at an airport…and LAX at that…but it’s a Morimoto (of Iron Chef fame) restaurant, so it’s worth a try? There’s only one ramen on the menu: the Ramen Pork Noodle bowl (non-spicy). I’m not entirely sure why it’s necessary to call out that it’s non-spicy, but it *is* available… Read more →

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tetsuya tonkotsu shoyu ramen

Tetsuya is a ramen shop in Sapporo Japan that’s been open since 1997, and this is the instant brick version of their tonkotsu-shoyu ramen. This instant ramen also tries to be a bit healthy, with noodles that aren’t fried in oil like most other brick ramen. This was great! The Tetsuya ramen has a satisfyingly rich tonkotsu flavor that’s more… Read more →

michelin ramen

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“Man assaulted after refusing to eat ramen noodles.” Now kids…be good and eat your ramen! Michelin starred instant ramen…complete with egg?!? Lucky Peach keeps cranking out the ramen recipes. If you’ve got the time and skills, these look delicious. New ramen shops are always exciting, especially when they don’t specialize in tonkotsu for once. Chicken ramen, here I come! (Los… Read more →

miyakoichi shoyu ramen

miyakoichi shoyu ramen

It still amazes me how good some Japanese brick ramen can be. Miyakoichi’s shoyu ramen is light (as in not very oily) but full of flavor. This ramen has a great soup that has adds just a hint of sweetness to the shoyu flavor. The noodles are chewy and holds the soup well. One difference between this and most other… Read more →

Red Ramen Burger

red ramen burger

There’s the original ramen burger, made by ramen chef Keizo Shimamoto, which has been a huge hit, but only available in limited areas. Apparently it’s made a big enough splash for Red Robin to take notice. Red Robin is introducing their own version, dubbed the Red Ramen Burger. The Red Ramen Burger will be available for a limited time (April… Read more →

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