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Motenashi Kuroki's smart new premises boast an eye-catching window display, aptly enough featuring a colorful display of ramen bowls.
LIFE / Food & Drink / TOKYO FOOD FILE
Feb 18, 2024
Motenashi Kuroki finally has a place worthy of its premium ramen
Naohito Kuroki has finally found a worthy location for his ever-popular, self-named ramen shop.
In the kitchen or on the road, be open to discovery and good things will happen.
LIFE / Food & Drink / The Recipe Box
Jul 30, 2023
Recipe: Street stall-fresh Shan-style noodles
Open your mind to wan dō fen, a hearty and strikingly hued dish of noodles cooked with chickpea custard, chili crisp oil and assorted toppings.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Jun 3, 2023
Taipei diners line up for noodles topped with deep sea isopods
Diners are reserving in droves, but wildlife experts aren't sure the critters are perfectly safe to eat.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Jan 30, 2022
Some of Tokyo's best ramen is tucked away along the Seibu Ikebukuro Line
Most Tokyo food guides focus on the city's downtown when it comes to recommendations, but a good bowl of ramen can always be found outside the central core.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / THE RECIPE BOX
Jan 29, 2022
Recipe: Tomato ramen with a beef-and-pork meatball
An interesting trend among Tokyo ramen heads matches nicely with memories of mom's spaghetti dinners.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives
Nov 7, 2021
Meet the unofficial mayor of New York’s ‘Little Tokyo’
With little fanfare, since the 1980s Bon Yagi has helped transform New York's grungy East Village into a trendy hub for Japanese cuisine. His motto? “Visit Japan without airfare.”
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
May 29, 2021
Keizo Shimamoto is taking true ‘craft ramen’ nationwide
The chef may have garnered fame for his ramen burger, but he's now on a mission to revolutionize ramen quality in the United States, starting with the noodles.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / TOKYO FOOD FILE
Mar 7, 2021
Chuka Soba Tomita: 'Ramen of the Year' box sets from Chiba to your door
Fans of ramen who don't want to travel can now order boxes from the award-winning Chuka Soba Tomita in Chiba Prefecture.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Dec 11, 2020
Coronavirus puts an end to Tokyo shop that served ramen for 15 years
Seven other ramen restaurants have closed in the area since March.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / TOKYO FOOD FILE
Dec 6, 2020
Ginza Hachigo: Tokyo’s rising ramen star
From word-of-mouth favorite to media darling, this is one of the city's most unusual and excellent bowls, with a compelling backstory to boot.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Nov 12, 2020
Tokyo’s tiny ramen bars close up shop rather than raise prices
'A price increase was never an option because passing our burden onto customers would be totally unfair,' said a worker at one restaurant that closed in August.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / TOKYO FOOD FILE
Sep 19, 2020
Noodle Stand Tokyo: ‘Ethical ramen’ in a freshly fashionable setting
The new Jingumae Comichi yokochu014d is an alluring space to while away the hours after work or on weekends.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / TOKYO FOOD FILE
Jul 4, 2020
Ayu Ramen Plus: No-frills noodles in central Tokyo
One welcome surprise in the new Toranomon Yokocho is an offshoot of Ayu Ramen, still offering its no-frills sides and namesake noodles.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / 20 QUESTIONS
May 24, 2020
Takashi Omae: Uplifting his community through udon
Noodle chef Takashi Omae on coming up with ramen-udon noodle fusion recipes, how COVID-19 has impacted business and his recent film debut.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / TOKYO FOOD FILE
May 16, 2020
Specialty ramen straight from the masters
Ramen shops aren't well suited to COVID times. Fortunately, some top Tokyo ramen specialists have delivery solutions that spare us from cup noodles.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / TOKYO FOOD FILE
Feb 1, 2020
Tsuta: The original Michelin-starred ramen shop returns, better
Yuki Onishi is clearly not a chef who is ready or able to rest on his laurels. His flagship ramen restaurant, Japanese Soba Noodles Tsuta, is one of the best-known in the city, drawing legions of fans from near and far. He has won accolades, grabbed global media attention and opened several overseas offshoots. But still he shows no signs of slowing down.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 29, 2020
Tochigi city launches project to help potential residents open ramen shops
The municipal government of Sano, Tochigi Prefecture, has launched a project to help potential settlers open ramen noodle shops in the area.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Jan 14, 2020
Where to find some of Tokyo's tastiest vegan ramen
Vegans shouldn't feel left out of Tokyo's expansive ramen scene. The Japan Times has sourced five of the best options in the capital for flavorful vegan noodles that even nonvegans will say are delicious!
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Dec 20, 2019
Readers' choice: Tokyo's best ramen shops
Last month, The Japan Times published its curated list of Tokyo's five best ramen shops. But Japan's capital city is a truly massive metropolis boasting restaurants galore, so we wanted to know: What did we overlook? And where are your favorite ramen shops?
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Nov 30, 2019
Japan's love of ramen tempered by mortality warning
Slurping down a steaming hot bowl of ramen is a great way to warm the soul on a cold winter’s day but overindulging in the dish could prove deadly, a British medical paper has warned.

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