Tag: ramen

Tokyo Ramen Show 2012

Tokyo Ramen Show 2012

On a rainy rainy Tokyo day we went off to try some ramen. Not just any Ramen, but TOKYO RAMEN SHOW ramen. Time to start the eating.. err testing… The ramen are showcased from all over Japan.  Twenty shops tonight. Big photos and shiny lights […]

Hakodate – Samurai, castles and cheesecake

Hakodate – Samurai, castles and cheesecake

So, after we left our big mouthed (in many senses of that word) friend in a comatose state with the grannies in the park, we went off to see the castle. The star shape wasn’t just for aesthetics.  It was actually designed so that any attacker […]

Hokkaido

Hokkaido

So off onto my first Japan trip. Hokkaido! And like all good trips, it starts with a nap.  On the way from New Chitose airport to Sapporo.  On our way to a very special appointment. Ramen This is the signature Sapporo ramen.  Corn and butter […]

3 weeks

3 weeks

3 weeks left and counting… Returning back to roots, a friend is visiting Tokyo, so we tried to pack as much eating in as possible. Sushi Sushi set Sooo fresh, juicy and perfect.   Ahh.. Ramen Other meals included tsukemen (ramen that you dip) And […]

Fujisan journeys, part I

Fujisan journeys, part I

This weekend a friend of a friend was in town so time to do some more touristy stuff. First up was a visit to Tsukiji market for some quiet eating. Part of the queue outside one of the famous sushi restaurants.  One guy in the […]