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Ramen Stall

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Never tried one myself, but looks warm and delicious.



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JPY 800 per bowl — that’s about IDR 95K or USD 10.



*Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan


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14 responses

  1. Great night shots. It’s always so hard with artificial light. But you have indeed captured the mood.

    January 8, 2012 at 20:54

    • Thanks, Victor.

      January 8, 2012 at 21:09

  2. Eka Iswahyuni

    wah, mahal juga yah,, padahal itungannya warung ramen pinggir jalan.

    oiya, fotonya mas Goio bagus-bagus! ijin menampilkan tautan ke blog ini dari blog ku yaa :)

    January 9, 2012 at 08:47

    • Yah, begitulah. Biaya hidup sehari-hari di Jepang memang relatif lebih mahal daripada di Indonesia.

      Terima kasih, Eka. Monggo, silakan ditautkan. Prinsip saya: Good things (assuming my blog is a good thing) are meant to be share.

      Tapi, mohon maaf, saya semi-anonim di blog ini, jadi jangan sebut nama lengkap ya :D… pakenya MartosC, [Gm] atau Gm saja…

      January 9, 2012 at 09:44

  3. Nice mood and light!

    January 9, 2012 at 20:51

    • Glad that you enjoy it, mate…

      January 9, 2012 at 21:10

  4. Love the tone on these ones.

    Now excuse me while I go get some ramen…

    In the US, Vietnamese noodles is more popular (available) than ramen. It’s usually about $6 for a medium size bowl. A bit cheaper than in Japan.

    January 10, 2012 at 08:29

    • Thanks, Jenn.
      Hmmm… interesting. I seldom see Vietnamese restaurant here… I’m sure there are a lot of them, but Thai food is definitely more popular. Anyway, when I do find a Vietnamese Restaurant, I will check on the noodles (if there’s no pork in it) :D…

      January 10, 2012 at 09:29

  5. As far as I know the broth for Vietnamese noodle is not pork – usually oxtail. And the meat that comes with it is always beef. So yeah check it out. I think it’s tastier than ramen, but also because it fits well with hot sauce, which I like :).

    January 10, 2012 at 10:36

    • Got it. Just check with wife, and she said there’s one Vietnamese place quite near to her workplace. Will check it out in the near future.
      If you like spicy food, I would assume you have tried Korean food. If you haven’t, you should :D.

      January 10, 2012 at 10:52

  6. Hmm… Japanese angkringan :D

    January 11, 2012 at 00:10

    • Yeah, sort of :D…

      January 11, 2012 at 08:15

  7. Have tried all kinds of asian food. Favorite is still Pho (vietnamese noodle) and sushi. I know.. I need to go to Japan… Though one Japanese restaurant here said that thinking sushi fish comes from Japan is a misconception – most comes from Hawaii/Alaska.

    Now of course I’m craving Korean. Kim chi….. slurp.

    January 11, 2012 at 08:35

    • Have you tried Indonesian food? How do you like it?
      Perhaps the Japanese restaurant was referring to sushi fish in US?
      Regardless, other than the raw fishes, one important factor of sushi is how you choose and cut the fish, no? I think it will need years of experience to really know these things.

      Hope you find a good Korean restaurant :D…

      January 11, 2012 at 09:05

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