Wednesday Foodie Getaway at Ramen Gojiro

I ventured over to Ramen Gojiro to try their ramen after seeing all the photos on Instagram. I’ve been wanting to go ever since their soft opening but finally found time to go recently. We walked in and were able to snag the last table before waiting for the next round. Another 5 minutes passed and there was a line out of the door. It … Continue reading Wednesday Foodie Getaway at Ramen Gojiro

Wednesday Foodie Getaway at The Ramenman

I ventured off to Downtown again for some more ramen. I decided to try Ramenman on Bidwell and try their clam and chicken ramen. When we arrived there were very few people in the restaurant and by the time we were finished, we were the last ones. What I found interesting was that it wasn’t as loud as other ramen places. You didn’t have people … Continue reading Wednesday Foodie Getaway at The Ramenman

Wednesday Foodie Getaways: G-men Nanchu

For this Wednesdays Foodie Getaways, I choose to venture off to Richmond for some ramen. Usually when you think of ramen in Vancouver, the first place you think of is Downtown. But there’s one place in Richmond that people think of for ramen and that’s G-men Nanchu on Alexandra street. So how was my much anticipated visit to G-men Nanchu, to be succinct, it was … Continue reading Wednesday Foodie Getaways: G-men Nanchu

Hong Kong’s Noodle situation

Hong Kong is crazy about its noodles. Whether it be ramen, Korean instant noodles, cheap fish ball noodles, Hong Kong people’s classic tam zai or the traditional shrimp wonton noodles. It can never get enough. Here’s a summary of the noodles that I sampled in Hong Kong. Some of them were definitely more touristy than others. I am ranking all of the Hong Kong restaurants … Continue reading Hong Kong’s Noodle situation

Ramen Koika

Date Visited: May 19 2015 What I ate: King’s Ramen (chicken broth) – carrot, cabbage, mushroom, green onion, bean sprouts, shredded pork, seaweed, bamboo shoot, soft boiled egg 6.5/10 The broth lacked depth The vast amount of toppings was overwhelming The shredded pork was very dry and lacked flavour Koika ramen burger – fresh homemade noodle buns, cabbage, fresh 100% certified Angus beef patty, green … Continue reading Ramen Koika

Ramen Butcher

Date Visited: May 14 2015 What I ate: Classic – signature tonkatsu (pork) broth simmered to perfection. Noodles are freshly made in-house 7/10 The broth was very rich and flavourful The noodles did taste fresh but not my favourite kind of noodles (I prefer thicker ones) lacked edginess lacked bounciness I enjoyed the toppings on top which did add freshness to it The pork was not as … Continue reading Ramen Butcher