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Ramen, the Best Japanese Food

I have eaten ramen on every visit to Japan. The following episode happened in Okayama in July, 2015.

It was late when I left Aussie Bar in Okayama, it had been a long night. I was tired, needed to sleep, but hungry as well. I’d heard of a ramen shop, Poku Ramen, just around the corner. It was open until 5am, perfect for a visit after some time in the bar. I headed for it. What could be a better meal before going to bed.

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Shoryu Ramen Restaurant in London

I visited Shoryu Ramen in London in May, 2015

Shoryu Ramen is a Japanese ramen restaurant. It is run by Executive chef Kanji Furukawa and now has several restaurants open in London. It specialises in Hakata tonkotsu ramen, a local ramen speciality from Hakata in Fukuoka on the island of Kyushu in Japan. I visited Hakata in March 2014, and ate a lot of great ramen there.
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