Browsing the "Ramen" Category

Kamamarui Ramen: Korean-Style Ramen

My sister and another friend highly recommended Kamamarui in South Burnaby for some delicious eats. They opened up near the end of last year and is know for their ramen and their “bomb”. The pictures looked great online, so I [...]

March 4, 2014 Japanese, Korean, Noodles, Ramen, South Burnaby, Two Beakers

Gajokjung: Ramen in Pohang

Apparently, there is a ramen restaurant in Pohang, South Korea. M’s family was just craving a bowl of ramen and raved about this place. Gajokjung means Family Restaurant. There’s parking in the front, but we just took a taxi here. The [...]

November 14, 2013 Japanese, Korean, Pohang, Ramen, Two Beakers
Ramen Jinya

Ramen Jinya: Ramen and Green Tea

Ramen Jinya is a chain ramen joint from Los Angeles. It was pretty packed during peak hours and it’s not a surprise since people want to escape the mucky weather outside to enjoy a nice big bowl of ramen. Seeing [...]

October 18, 2013 Downtown, Japanese, Noodles, Ramen, Three Beakers
Urban Belly

Urban Belly: Pork Belly, Ramen, and Communal Tables

When I was vacationing in Chicago, I went to visit Urbanbelly near Logan Square. They are also recipients of a Michelin Bib Gourmands Chicago award in 2010. It basically means they are a quality restaurant with affordable price. They don’t take reservations, [...]

September 21, 2013 BBQ, Korean, Logan Square, lunch, Noodles, Ramen, Thai, Three Beakers, Vietnamese
Slurping Turtle

Slurping Turtle: Ramen in Chicago

The Slurping Turtle is located in the River North area and is a few blocks away from Michigan Avenue. Their logo is pretty cute and I was craving some Japanese food. Even though I was on vacation, I have a [...]

September 7, 2013 Chicago, Japanese, Ramen, River North, Three Beakers

Yusho: Sunday Noodles in Chicago

We were near Logan Square and headed to Yusho for their Sunday Noodle set meal. My aunt saw them featured on TV, so we went. Owner and Executive Chef Metthias Merges created Yusho using influences from his trip to Japan and [...]

August 31, 2013 Four Beakers, Japanese, Logan Square, Ramen

Dishcrawl Vancouver: Exploring the West End

Dishcrawl Vancouver invited me to their event focused on West End restaurants. We went to 4 different restaurants in one night, but the catch is that we only knew the first location but the other 3 are a mystery. They [...]

July 1, 2013 Canadian, Dessert, Farm to Table, Japanese, Korean, Noodles, Ramen, Robson Street/West End
Marutama Ramen

Marutama Ramen: Ramen with Chicken Broth

It’s been a few weeks since Marutama Ramen opened and I’ve been there at least 4 or 5 times. Some may think I’m a little bit addicted, but I am just in love with the yummy seaweed and their gooey [...]

June 19, 2013 Four Beakers, Japanese, Noodles, Ramen, Robson Street/West End
Marutama Ramen

Marutama Ramen: Newest Ramen Restaurant in Vancouver

Marutama Ramen opened up in Vancouver on May 5th, 2013. They have been around for about 10 years and since then it’s been opening up shops around the world. There are several location in Japan, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore and now [...]

May 15, 2013 Four Beakers, Japanese, Ramen, Robson Street/West End
Harvest Community Foods

Harvest Community Foods: Mouth Watering Ramen

Harvest Community Foods is located at the edge of Chinatown. They are a neighbourhood grocery store and eatery. I’ve heard they had a killer ramen from a coworker, so I just had to come here during lunch to check it [...]

February 17, 2013 Chinatown, Ramen, Specialty Shop, Three Beakers

Hakata Ippudo: Limited Summer Edition Noodles in Hong Kong

Hong Kong has 3 Ippudo locations and today I visited Hakata Ippudo across from Times Square. It is very popular and sometimes there can be long line ups during peak hours. Of all the ramen places in the world, this [...]

August 11, 2012 Causeway Bay, Four Beakers, Japanese, Ramen

Ippudo HK: Killer Ramen Across the World

Ippudo is a world famous chain ramen store. It was started by Shigemi Kawahara over 20 years ago in a small restaurant with only 10 seats in Fukuoka. Since 1985, it has expanded to New York, Hong Kong, Singapore and [...]

July 23, 2012 Four Beakers, Japanese, Ramen, Tsim Sha Tsui

Momofuku Noodle Bar: Ramen and Pork Buns in New York

Momofuku Noodle bar is a popular restaurant to have noodles and are known for some amazing pork buns. CanuckGirl and I went here for dinner and the place was packed! It was about 30 minutes for a table for 2. [...]

July 1, 2012 East Village, Ramen, Three Beakers

Ippudo: Ramen in New York with Huge Lines

Ippudo NY is the first overseas branch of the famous Japanese ramen chain. It was open in 2008. Ippudo was founded by Shigemi Kawahara in 1985 in the Daimyo District of Chuo Ward, in Fukuoka City. By the time Ippudo [...]

June 28, 2012 East Village, Four Beakers, Japanese, Ramen

Motomachi Shokudo: Another Great Ramen Shop

Motomachi Shokudo is another ramen restaurant on Denman Street. It’s related to Kintaro, but they do offer a different style of ramen….plus the wait is much much shorter. I love how the restaurant sign has french “Nouilles du ramen japonaises”. [...]

February 12, 2012 Four Beakers, Japanese, Ramen, Robson Street/West End

Kenzo Japanese Noodle House: A Little Dash of Korean

Kenzo Japanese Noodle House is located in South Burnaby and I’ve always heard great things about their noodles. Since there was nothing else to do, I decided to go have a bowl of ramen with M to waste some time. [...]

January 7, 2012 Japanese, Korean, Ramen, South Burnaby, Two Beakers

Ramen Jinya: A Bowl of Comfort From the Rain

Ramen Jinya is a chain ramen joint from Los Angeles. It was pretty packed during lunch and it’s not a surprise since people want to escape the mucky weather outside to enjoy a nice big bowl of ramen. With the [...]

November 20, 2011 Japanese, Ramen, Three Beakers, Yaletown