Tag Archives: Noodles

Menya Musashi 麺屋武蔵 – Must Try Ramen at Shinjuku Tokyo + How to Order Ramen via a Vending Machine

[Tokyo, Japan] If you are looking for that one ramen to try in Shinjuku, make your way to Menya Musashi 麺屋武蔵, one of the most popular ramen in Tokyo. Their accolades include several ramen awards since its founding in 1996, 8 shops in Tokyo (a few in Singapore), and is named by Frommer’s as one […]

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Mutekiya Ramen 無敵家 – Best Ramen at Ikebukuro Tokyo

Talk about the best ramen at Tokyo Japan, and many food blogs would recommend Ippudo (Ebisu), Menya Musashi (Shinjuku), Butamen Kenkyujo (Kanda), Aoba (Nakano) Ramen Jiro (Shinjuku) and Ramen Tetsuya (Higashi Koenji) and Metekiya (Ikebukuro). What would you recommend? I followed religiously to the Taiwanese written Tokyo guidebook “东京王 Dong Jing Wang” to the ramen […]

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Keisuke Tonkotsu King – Truly the King of the Japanese Ramen Broth

Keisuke Tonkotsu King – 3 words. First word, creator ‘Keisuke’ Takeda was selected as the top ramen chef in Japan in the Ramen Champion Series which gathered over 30,000 ramen chefs. Second word, ‘Tonkotsu’ represents one of the most popular ramen broth form, cooked with pork marrow bones and fat for hours till it is […]

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Ho Hung Kee – Hong Kong’s One Star Michelin Wonton Noodles

[Hong Kong] Wonton Noodles with Michelin Star? Yes, Ho Hung Kee is one of the few Wonton Noodles shop that is actually awarded the One Michelin Star. You would have thought only fine dining restaurants would get accolades like that. Founded in 1946, Ho Hung Kee has only one branch at Causeway Bay, refusing to […]

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Menya Musashi – Worth To Queue For The Coveted Ramen?

Good news for ramen lovers! Menya Musashi, one of Japan’s most highly rated ramen shop, has arrived to Singapore. Menya Musashi is featured on Japanese television frequently for its famous ramen, and its most popular branch at Shinjuku keeps packing in the crowd. (My verdict of the Menya Musashi main outlet at Shinjuku Tokyo here.) […]

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Just Noodles – Which Are Singapore’s Most Popular Noodle Stalls?

“Just Noodles 面对面” which just ended its run has rekindled my love for noodles. It does have a refreshing take as compared to other food programmes, choosing to focus on one noodle dish per week – from the old, to the expensive and the popular. Sometimes, I pity Kym Ng and wonder if she really […]

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Pin Xiang Noodles – Value-For-Money $2.50 Delicious Dumpling Noodles

After watching the variety show “Just Noodles 面对面 by Kym Ng and Bryan Wong, I decided to make my way to find the cheapest and most delicious dumpling 水饺 noodles in Singapore. The programme features noodle stalls that sell the costliest or best value-for-money noodles, stalls with the longest historical background, most highly recommended stalls, […]

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Wheat Baumkuchen – Healthy Penguin, Reindeer, Whale and Seal Noodles.

[Updated 18 Sep 2014] WHEAT, previously known as Wheat Baumkuchen, has reopened at the basement of One Raffles Place. This reminds the favourite of many lunch time crowd goers, who praise their healthy sets of soba noodles, brown set sets and salads. This time, I went for a Bull Run ($8.00) which got me confused […]

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Sugamo Konaya 古奈屋 – Superb Japanese Curry Udon at Roppongi

[Tokyo, Japan] Roppongi Hills has a breath-taking sight during December where most of the trees would be brightened up with Christmas lights, to a dark-blue purple tinge. Other than that, Roppongi Hills contains the Mori Tower, stores, a museum, an observation deck, and my favourite Curry Udon shop. The idea of Curry Udon may put […]

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Nam Seng Noodle House – Old National Library Wanton Mee

[Updated April 2015] Childhood memories. The Old National Library Wanton Mee continues to be sold by the Granny Leong aka Poh Poh at Far East Square. Still healthy and going strong, and when I asked, she revealed she is 86 this year. There are so many childhood foods that disappeared without a trace – because […]

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