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

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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 27, 2013

Upcoming Event: Sake Tasting @ Bar & Garden (LA)

by Kayoko

We’re going to LA! That’s right, we’ll be spending a few days in sunny Los Angeles, driving down Sunset Boulevard with the top down searching for the Walsh residence in Beverly Hills.

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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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March 20, 2013

Taco Trip Down the California Coast (SF/SB/LA/SD)

by Kayoko

This post is so delayed, but better late than never for such an epic guide to tacos in California.

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December 28, 2012

Great UM Noodletown: Edo Soba by Tsujita

by Kayoko

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

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

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December 12, 2012

Fridgin’ Out: The Ramen Shaman + Roommates

by Will VanderWyden

Ah, the joy of roommates. The Ramen Shaman lives with three other dudes in a house in Los Angeles, meaning our fridge is war zone of groceries for four people each cooking for one.

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