Among Kawasaki ramen shops, Futokoroya (麺処 懐や) is indisputably ranked no. 1. Their nostalgic bowls of shoyu and shio ramen are handled with the utmost care.
Take Your Pick – Shoyu or Shio
You’ve got 2 ramen choices – shoyu or shio. Their shoyu broth in many ways is similar to that familiar Tokyo style of shoyu. But this one is far more tangy and salty.
Next to the shoyu, chicken oil gives extra umami to the broth. There’s surprisingly little fish flavor.
The shio ramen broth is even more salty than the shoyu. But this works and the saltiness isn’t overwhelming.
For toppings, they grill ham-like slices of pork chashu. The menma are small and extra crunchy. The egg is a standout too.
Besides shoyu or shio, choose flat / wavy or thin / straight noodles. Both are top-level.
Cozy, Nostalgic Shop
The interior of Futokoroya brings me back to childhood. Everything is simple – from the typical …continue reading