This week, the ramen story takes us across the Pacific to the USA... Long-time Ramen Beast friends and fans will know that the Beast himself, Abram Plaut, is the cofounder of Mensho Tokyo SF, the Northern California ramen shop helmed by famed Japanese chef Tomoharu Shono. Prior …
Summer is officially over — it's time to accept it. So, as we transition into the hearty ramen-eating months of autumn and winter, the Ramen Beast team…
Known to his followers as Initial-D, Daisuke Nagashima, aged 40, could be called a mid-generation ramen head. His ramen hunting roots stretch back to t…
This week is all about Abura Soba, aka Maze Soba, aka Shirunashi. A soupless ramen known by many names, this is a somewhat fuzzy category. But it’s als…
Dropping now…RB readers may remember the story of Abram’s epic journey to Rairai, one of Japan’s most remote but revered ramen shops. To an extent, tha…
In this week's Ramen Beast Newsletter we take you on a trip to the remote coastal fishing town of Katsuura to experience one of Japan's spiciest sub-va…
This week Ramen Beast takes you inside a hidden gem in northwest Tokyo, plus an introduction to the Japanese partner who keeps us plugged in by drinkin…
The follow-up to Ramen Beast's deep dive into the wildly popular but little understood world of Yokohama Iekei Ramen.
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