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Chuka Soba Hanakyo – a tonkotsu ramen shop popular at Kyobashi of the Osaka City [Closed]

Chuka Soba Hanakyo is located among eating houses, three minutes’ walk from JR Kyobashi Station. The shop has only counter seats, so you eat close to each other. It’s like a mobile ramen stall. The shop’s signature is “Kotteri Seabura Chuka Soba (Chinese noodles with thick pork-back fat based on...

Kiramekinotori – the thick Toripaitan bowl peculiar to Kyoto

Kiramekinotori, which is located by Kawaramachi Marutamachi intersection southwest of Kyoto Gosho (Kyoto Imperial Palace), is a popular shop that serves Toripaitan ramen. Kiramekinotori had been a branch store of “Ginjo ramen Kubota”, famous for Tsukemen (cold Chinese noodles accompanied by soup for dipping), but it reopened in April 2013...

Mengenso – an exquisite bowl showing the owner’s careful preparation

Mengenso, which is located near Tenjimbashisuji Shotengai (Tenjimbashisuji Shopping Street) in Temma, is a popular ramen shop. Its catchphrase is “homemade noodles”, “a refreshing soup”, and “100% natural materials”. As it suggests, the selected and mature homemade noodles are made from some kinds of wheat. The soup, which has got...