Tag: NY ramen

sunday evening links

Whew, it’s been a busy few weeks for ramen news… A new ramen called Soup for S****—what th–?! The Ramen Rater has hit his 500th review and he’s still going strong! L.A.’s Tsujita is finally open, but they’re not serving ramen yet. And Ikemen makes its Hollywood debut. via Huffington Post West Covina now has a Michelin star ramen house?!… Read more →

almost ramen review: ramen new york

It’s not every day that I feel like…or at least pretend to be Jack Bauer. On a recent trip to New York, though, I had such a tight schedule that I constantly heard the “beep-clunk…beep-clunk…” of the advancing “24” clock. I had it all planned out. I would arrive in New York at 9:15pm. I only had carry-on luggage so… Read more →

happy chinese new year links

In Vancouver, it’s Menya vs. Benkai. In prison, it’s Bread vs. ramen? And on TV: ever try the “#2 challenge” at L.A.’s Orochon? The TV show Man v. Food gives it a shot on the Feb 18 episode. Find out if Asa Ramen in Gardena “does what ramen should do.” Can a master ramen chef be too popular to retire?… Read more →

ramen challenge links

Join the quest for the best ramen in Vancouver. There must be something in the water–I mean ramen at Foo Foo Tei…Exile Kiss joins in the 31 day ramen challenge. inspired by Iron Chef Morimoto’s NYC ramen challenge, NYU Local visits the East Village ramenyas. Take the Menya Ramen Godzilla Challenge: eat a 2+kg bowl of ramen in under 30… Read more →

(mostly) NYC link

What are you doing November 9? If you’re in NYC, you should be at The Brooklyn Kitchen Ramen-Off! (thanks to Not Eating Out In New York) It looks like New Yorkers are having all the fun this month. Join the Nippon Food Club of NYC on their ongoing mission to find the best ramenya in New York. For hardcore ramen… Read more →

iron chef: ramen!

My favorite iron chef has always been Masaharu Morimoto. Maybe I’m biased because I had the opportunity to meet him in person at his Morimoto restaurant in New York, but I’ve always preferred his quiet, unpretentious style over some of his counterparts’ tendency to be more flashy. And unlike some other “celebrity” sushi restaurants that are more hype than substance… Read more →

links for a lazy sunday

Feeling a bit hungry after that bowl of instant ramen? Maybe it’s because there’s a bit less ramen in that bowl. Even gourmet chefs like ramen. Here’s a gourmet ramen recipe from 20 year veteran chef chefRob. If sumo champions recommend a ramenya, it’s gotta be good, right? Sumo great Konishiki and yokozuna (grand champion) Musashimaru both rave about Tenkaippin… Read more →

ramen roundup

Recent ramen reviews and tidbits: There’ve been a lot of reviews and news about Ippudo in New York City. Walking-ixus goes one step further and gives a behind-the-scenes look. Join a “local girl” as she goes to Yotteko-Ya Ramen/Kyoto Ramen in Honolulu, Hawaii. Have you ever wanted to combine ramen and sushi? Now, you can! AsianWeek goes to Katana-Ya in… Read more →

ippudo. ramen king

I don’t normally shill for ramenyas that haven’t opened yet, especially one that I haven’t tried first hand, but in this case, I’ll make an exception. Shigemi Kawahara, “Ramen King”, will be opening the first American outpost of his famous Ippudo in New York City at the end of the month. Kawahara-san gained fame by taking 1st place in televised… Read more →