Why is Keizo so happy? That’s why! The NY Times article was translated into Japanese for the uber popular COURRiER Japon magazine. This magazine was described to me as the Japanese Newsweek. Except it’s monthly. Spread the love people, spread the noodly love. What better way to celebrate than with a bowl of Green Curry…

Welcome New York Times readers! Nope, that’s not me in the above photo, but none other than the Frugal Traveler, Matt Gross. Matt emailed me sometime last year about lending him a hand with an article he was writing, and I jumped at the chance. If there’s one thing I love as much as eating…

The 海老名 (Ebina) expressway rest area, or any expressway rest area for that matter, will be overflowing with boxes of omiyage for you to take home. Giving a gift from your recent trip is standard custom in Japan. Why not make it a cook-at-home box of ramen from a top shop in Tokyo? Sorry, no…

I didn’t actually eat 5 bowls. I guess I ate 3.5 bowls. Still it was a lot. Ikaruga was first up. No, this isn’t a normal day of ramen eating for me. A bowl at Gogyo was next. Actually, I was touring someone around to some top Tokyo ramen shops. The ramen at Nagi in…

Im taking a short haitus from the Internet, not from ramen. In case you don`t read my other blog, I have moved from Kichijoji to Sengoku, sans net access. Now Im in Hokkaido on a month long exodus from big, sweaty Tokyo. So expect some ramen reviews in… say… another month… ish. Ive got about 6…