Negi ramen or ネギラーメン is a busy ramen shop located near Higashi-Okayama station. I visited the shop twice in the last 2 weeks and it’s a busy place. Like the name implies, they serve ramen with a lot of negi ( Japanese leek) and green onion.
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Kirakuen 喜楽園 is a busy ramen shop in the Mizushima area of Kurashiki. I’ve driven near this shop for the better without ever noticing it.
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Ichiban Shokuji Dokoro or 一番食事処 is located in Mizushima part of Kurashiki. The shop name means “the best place to eat” They serve Hakata style ramen and it was recommended by somebody who is from Kyushu. If you are familiar with the area, it’s located a minute from the Tsutaya movie rental shop.
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When I last visited Fukuoka, the city was taken over by 35 000 members from Lions Club International. The Lions Club could not have picked a better place to hold their meeting. I was in the city for a very short business trip and I decided to try a new ramen shop.
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百万両 本店 （ひゃくまんりょう）Hyakuman Ryou ramen is an old shop located in the Tsurajima part of Kurashiki. Despite being a short distance from my house, it’s my first visit to this very popular shop.
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With a bit time on my hands, I let my feet and my stomach guide me in the back streets of Shibuya. I made a right turn up a small hilly alley and I found Kiraku next to somekind of sex shop.
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The famous Tsuta ramen from Tokyo recently struck a deal with the Circle K Sunkus convenience store chain and you can now buy their cold ramen all over the nation for a mere 498 yen.
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Kikanbo ramen, famous for fiery spicy miso ramen, was my first stop on a 2 days food blitz. I got there straight from the Tokyo station.
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Ramen shops are not created equal, but in the case of Ramen Jiro, we are talking about a category of its own. I wanted to eat at this particular shop since I arrived in Japan. I actually ate at the Shinjuku branch a few years ago, but a pilgrimage at the Mita shop is a must.
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If you are not familiar with the Fukuoka food scene, a yatai is a traditional food cart which can be found at night time all over Fukuoka. While some of them are very centrally located, on my latest visit to Fukuoka, I decided to give Hanayama a try after reading about it in Fukuoka Now.
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Menya Ippou is a small ramen shop located smack in the center of Tamana city in Kumamoto Prefecture. If you happen to live near Tamana, run there! Let’s say that you live 500 km away, well, you might want to plan a trip to beautiful Kumamoto.
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