Fun Link Friday: Regional Ramen of Japan

If there’s one thing you always need in a chilly Japan winter, it’s ramen. This week Lucky Peach posted a great little article on the regional ramen types of Japan, which is a neat guide to what goes into these different specialty flavors. Each of the types has a little discussion about the base broth, toppings, some of the history, and even includes mention of the famous shops to eat it at!

Photo by mapp :: tokyo

Photo by mapp :: tokyo

So check out the original article and go wild, foodies! Happy Friday!

 

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Paula lives in the vortex of graduate life. She studies medieval Japanese history.
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2 Responses to Fun Link Friday: Regional Ramen of Japan

  1. jeneko says:

    And this article was going so well until this:
    “Let’s hope the town escapes the ill effects of the nuclear meltdown at the not-far-enough-away Fukushima reactor.”
    Weirdly, though, the next entry, Shirakawa, escapes the same snarky prejudice, despite being substantially closer to the reactor.

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