Los Angeles


July 17, 2013

The Ramen Shaman: Shhh, It’s a Secret!

by Will VanderWyden

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Two years ago, bored at work with nothing better to do but read through American ex-pat ramen journals, I decided to start my own ramen blog.

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July 11, 2013

Road Trip to LA!

by Yoko Kumano

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Everytime I go to LA, I like it more than the last time. I didn’t really like LA as a teenager… maybe it was because I would have rather been blasting Head Like A Hole in my bedroom with the curtains drawn all day.

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June 26, 2013

The Ramen Shaman: Tsujita Annex (LA)

by Will VanderWyden

I’ve written plenty about Tsujita. It is easily the best ramen shop in LA (both their hakata-style tonkotsu and tsukemen dipping ramen) and is, in my opinion, the best shop in America.

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April 24, 2013

The Ramen Shaman: Mr. Ramen (LA)

by Will VanderWyden

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, a man embarked on a quest was to eat at every ramen shop in Los Angeles.

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March 27, 2013

The Ramen Shaman: Men Oh (LA)

by Will VanderWyden

Men Oh hails from Tokushima prefecture on Shikoku Island, the smallest and least populated of Japans’s four main islands.

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December 28, 2012

Great UM Noodletown: Edo Soba by Tsujita

by Kayoko Akabori

We finally made it into Tsujita for lunch during our trip down to LA over the summer.

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December 21, 2012

Tamagoyaki @ Otafuku Noodle House (LA)

by Kayoko Akabori

We drove a long way from Los Angeles proper to try the soba at Otafuku in Torrance.

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November 28, 2012

The Ramen Shaman: Daikokuya (LA)

by Will VanderWyden

If you know anything about ramen in Los Angeles you’ve heard of Daikokuya, the original LA noodle institution.

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October 10, 2012

The Ramen Shaman: Silverlake Ramen (LA)

by Will VanderWyden

It’s been just over a year since I started my ramen blog. At least six new ramen shops have opened in LA since then (a far cry from the one-a-day that are said to open in Tokyo, but still).

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September 12, 2012

Skankynavia: California Workin’ + Chowin’

by Anders Arhoj

In the spring of 2012 I suddenly felt the urge to not spend a depressing summer in Copenhagen.

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