Popular Japanese ramen chain Ippudo, which opened last year in Berkeley, is now hitting the San Francisco crowds with the opening of its new restaurant in Yerba Buena Lane in SOMA.
The San Francisco spot has been in soft opening mode for the last week, and has already been drawing lines. I got a chance […]Read the full post →
The story: New ramen spots are highly anticipated in the Bay Area, but Marufuku opened under the radar earlier this year. Still, word-of-mouth has created a lot of buzz for the Japantown ramen spot (opened in a former ramen restaurant on the second floor of the Japan Center Mall) and the lines are often long […]Read the full post →
I’d first heard about Ippudo in Manhattan, where its reputation for delicious Japanese ramen noodles translated into long waits of more than 1.5 hours. Its popularity spawned a Westside location, but lines are still supposedly long for the hakata tonkotsu broth.
I didn’t realize that Ippudo was a major chain from Japan […]Read the full post →
During this Thanksgiving weekend, I flew up to Portland for a quick holiday weekend to visit my sisters. But even though we had a big Thanksgiving dinner (we celebrated on Friday since I flew in late Thursday), I convinced my sister we needed to try the new Afuri ramen restaurant in Portland’s […]
The relatively new Iza Ramen in San Francisco’s Lower Haight neighborhood started out as a weekend popup inside Blowfish Sushi restaurant in the Mission. I never got the chance to visit the popup when it was around the last two years but was happy to check out the permanent location, which opened last fall.
Iza […]Read the full post →
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