Noodles


June 8, 2015

China Diaries: Zhanglaowu Bean Jelly Store

by yoko

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It’s kind of embarrassing, but I really didn’t do any research about Chengdu before touching down on the tarmac.

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June 1, 2015

Lazyass Cookin': Cold Sanuki Udon with Nameko Mushrooms

by Kayoko

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Many of you are well aware of my noodle addiction. I like all noodles: soba, udon, ramen, linguine, naengmyun, pho, any and all of it.

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May 20, 2015

Postcard from Shanghai: Reward

by yoko

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*Yoko is in China for 10 days! And with no access to Facebook or Instagram, she is sending us photos the old school way — via postcards.

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May 19, 2015

Postcard from Chengdu: Liang Mian Noodles

by yoko

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*Yoko is in China for 10 days! And with no access to Facebook or Instagram, she is sending us photos the old school way — via postcards.

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October 27, 2014

The Ramen Shaman: Jiraiya (Suzumenomiya)

by Will VanderWyden

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Fall has arrived in Tokyo and with it an indefatigable sense of nostalgia, or natsukashisa.

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September 8, 2014

The Ramen Shaman: Menya Musashi (Shinjuku)

by Will VanderWyden

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Menya Musashi’s namesake is one Miyamoto Musashi, regarded as one of Japan’s greatest swordsmen and creator of the two-handed swordfighting technique niten-ryu, which translates to “Tarantino Wet Dream.” According to legend he never lost a duel in over 50 years as a wandering warrior — which I am inclined to believe since back then you could embellish a dragon killing into a story at will.

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June 23, 2014

Umami Mart Map: The Chronicles of Nagoya

by yoko

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Instead of reaching there via a Wardrobe route, Nagoya is about a two-hour bullet train ride from Tokyo.

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June 16, 2014

The Ramen Shaman: Gundam (Kyoto)

by Will VanderWyden

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My trip to Kyoto was awesome for many reasons. Temples, new friends, raw nature, or scenes like this one, just three boys feeding hawks like a flock of seagulls.

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April 30, 2014

The Ramen Shaman: Nagahama Ramen Miyoshi (Kyoto)

by Will VanderWyden

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It’s no secret that I have a massive man-crush on Ramenate, a ramen blog written by a guy named Nate.

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April 28, 2014

Postcard from Chiang Rai: Journal Entry

by Johnny Lopes

“I talked to a local old man who turned me on to a place around the corner, Po Jai.

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