Wednesday, November 10, 2004

The real ramen

In Japanese ramenyas (ramen shops) a bowl of ramen holds a house-made soup, springy noodles, the chef's own tare (a mix of soy sauce, sugar and rice wine to flavor the soup) and exactly six traditional toppings. The wait at top Tokyo ramenyas can be up to three hours.
For all college-age consumers of ramen noodles, an article on the real ramen, as prepared and eaten in Japan.

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