Ramen Show 2010 I’ve heard that the annual Ramen Show in Komazawa Park draws a crowd, but this was ridiculous. I arrived at noon, with exactly 3 hours to eat before I had to be somewhere. I can eat 4 bowls in that time. I can try at least. First up with a collaboration between…

The plan was to hike the length of the Northern Alps of Japan, camping on mountain peaks, cooking ramen, and enjoying the scenery. Taking things a step more adventurous, I packed enough nama ramen for 4 days, and enough instant noodles for 3. Nama, meaning raw, means that I would need to actually boil the…

Is the sun rising over Tokyo a true testament to nature’s beauty? And can one honestly call hopping the Yamanote train, street atlas in hand, an adventure? Stay tuned, I’ll be back in a week or so.

Readers of ramenadvnetures.com have sent me a lot of email. We’ve met up in Tokyo, talked about the state of ramen affairs, drank, and had a few adventures. Recently, though, I got a unique request. A request for some ramen related books! It goes without saying that in Japan there would be a couple pieces…

I was off to meet Keizo for some mid week noodles, but I took the wrong train. The shop we were meeting at was on the Seibu Ikebukuro line, and I took the Seibu Shinjuku line. These lines always confuse me, since neither of them are taken from Ikebukuro or Shinjuku. No worries, I had…

I should explain the paypal link over on the right —-> Living and working in Tokyo has been an interesting adventure. Although bowls of amazing ramen are accessible day and night, one thing hasn’t been so easy to come by. Cash. I work various part time jobs, and was able to achieve a nice balance.…