Ramen Talk

Tonkotsu Noodles

As a specialty Japanese ramen shop, we are proud to be diligent, honest, and passionate about ramen. We will never serve pre-made, artificially preserved broth. If you stop by our Samurai Noodle restaurants, we promise to always present you with our fresh, handmade noodles…

Tonkotsu Broth

Tonkotsu Ramen originated in Kyushu, Japan, and has remained a local favorite. The majority of Japan has been dominated by the light and refreshing taste of fish and chicken based ramen, but things started to change when Tonkotsu Ramen was introduced to Tokyo in the early 1990’s. The thick, rich, and creamy Tonkotsu Ramen became…

Wavy Egg Noodles

History of Ramen Before we get into Samurai Noodle’s wavy egg noodles, here’s a brief history of ramen so that you can get an idea of where ramen came from. There have been many theories as to when ramen was first made, who made it, and who ate it first in Japan. Unfortunately there is…

Shouyu Soup

Shouyu Ramen directly translates to Soy Sauce Ramen. Many people believe soy sauce is spelled or pronounced “shoyu”, and therefore pronounce the “Shouyu Ramen” as “Shoyu Ramen”. However, the correct pronunciation is in fact “Shouyu Ramen”. Unlike the Tonkotsu Ramen, from the name “Shouyu ramen” alone, there is not enough information to immediately assume what…

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