Ramen CiQUE, Suginami-ku, Asagaya, Tokyo, Japan, 166-0004.
Wakaranai … Translates to I don’t know. But here’s what I do know, I caught a plane, then took a train and ended up in Asagaya Tokyo. Joyously eating the best ramen I’ve ever had at Ramen CiQUE.
Ramen Soranoiro NIPPON, 1-9-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo Ramen Street, Tokyo Station, Japan.
Chow Down My Vegetables … Xena’s friend Rachel led us to a feast of vegetarian Ramen. We were very happy to sit down to Ramen Soranoiro NIPPON’s incredibly Californian bowl of soup and noodles.
Oceans Ramen & Donburi Bar, 62 Roe Street, Northbridge, Phone 9228 8346.
Sun Is Set In Front Of Me … Oceans Ramen proves that boutique Tonkotsu Ramen bowls work in Perth too. This popular little café in China Town make their noodles in house.
cute ad on the nori
Hikaru, St Martins Centre, 50 St Georges Terrace, Perth, Phone 9225 5700.
Shine, Shine On … Stumbled across Hikaru in St Martins Centre by chance. Of course, I was foraging for food and this brief encounter proved to be a lucky break.
Ramen Samurai, Units 3 & 4, 902 Albany Highway, East Victoria Park, Phone 6150 1827.
The High Art of Ramen … In Japan, Ramen is not fast food. And, Ramen Samurai understand what it takes to build this dish from scratch. The house made al dente noodles kick this soup up a level.
Nao Ramen, 191 / 580 Hay Street, Equus Arcade, Perth, Phone 9325 2090.
How Soon Is Nao … Nao Ramen has recently moved premises and as any excuse will do to visit this Restaurant, off we went. Oh wait, does this mean no more queues!!
Doric St Cafe Kitchen, 2 / 11 Doric Street, Scarborough.
Doors Unlocked And Open … Doric St Cafe Kitchen sits on Disbrey Park in Scarborough. The day we were there all their windows were open to the park. Very pleasant.
Fat Fish Ramen, Empire Village, 10 / 31 Gayton Road, City Beach, Phone 9285 0212.
Silent Sigh … Fat Fish Ramen is the new kid on the Empire Village block. It’s a small venue with in house seating but the shared veranda offers extra seats.
Night Noodle Markets 2017, Elizabeth Quay, The Esplanade, Perth, 22 March to 2nd April.
Take Me To The River … Elizabeth Quay is the home for this year’s Night Noodle Markets. The Markets, with its surprising scarcity of Noodles, is running until 2nd April.
Ramen Lab, Shop 36 / 602 Beaufort Street, Mount Lawley, Phone 9328 3946.
Serious Ramen Business … Ramen Lab recently opened on Beaufort Street. It is one of a limited number of places in Perth that make their own noodles in house. Xena and I zoomed off to test the waters.