Just a reminder to all ramen fans! Pork bone broth is "TONKOTSU", NOT "TONKATSU". TonkAtsu is breaded deep fried port cutlet, not pork bone broth!!
Hint: If a server says Tonkatsu Ramen at a restaurant, don't expect authentic ramen. Ton = Pork🐷, kotsu = Bone🍖

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Ramen Bar - Philadelphia, PA

Ramen Bar - Philadelphia, PA

Ramen shop by UPenn campus serving different types of ramen as well as sushi and other Japanese dishes. Modern and clean interior.
Ramen - Different types
Price - $10 and up
Visited - 8/25/15
Return - Maybe

Monday, August 24, 2015

Hiro Ramen House - Philadelphia, PA

Hiro Ramen House - Philadelphia, PA

Ramen shop in Philly, in business since 2012.
BYOB and Does NOT accept Credit Cards

Ramen - Different types
Price - $9 and up
Visited - 8/24/15
Return - Maybe

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Nom Nom Ramen - Philadelphia, PA

Nom Nom Ramen - Philadelphia, PA

Ramen shop near Rittenhouse Square. Not authentic.

Ramen - Different Types
Price - $10 and up
Visited - 8/23/15
Return - No

Terakawa Ramen - Philadelphia, PA

Terakawa Ramen - Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia branch. They also have one in NYC.
フィラデルフィア店 ニューヨークミッドタウンにもある寺川ラーメン
Mayu Ramen

Specializing in tonkotsu ramen, affordable and also offering some appetizers but BYOB.

Ramen - Kumamoto style tonkotsu
Price - $10
Visited - 8/23/15
Return - Maybe

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Jin Ramen - West Harlem, NY

New York Ramen

Jin Ramen located in West Harlem close to Columbia University and City College of New York.


Friday, August 14, 2015

ramen-ya Samurai Edition - Greenwich Village, NY

New York Ramen

ramen-ya Samurai Edition located in Greenwich Village, New York City.
Serving Tonkotsu as well as Chicken Paitan Ramens

Shio Black - Chicken Paitan Ramen

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Ramen Lab - Little Italy, NYC - Butanchu

Ramen Lab - Little Italy, NYC

Features different pop-up ramen shops each month from around the world.  August 2015 shop is Butanchu from Kyoto, Japan. 

Ramen - Tonkotsu and chicken broth ramen
Location - Little Italy, NYC
Price - $14 and up
Visited - August 2016
Return - Yes


Shoyu Tonkotsu Ramen

Toko Tonkotsu Ramen

Friday, August 7, 2015