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Ramen Toriichi, Sydney’s newest ramen joint

By kaylamedica, Posted on 26/12/2017

Ramen Toriichi is about to become your new favourite ramen shop. While Sydney has been going crazy for tonkotsu pork broth ramen, Toriichi has been developing the recipe for their rich chicken broth. While chicken broth isn’t anything new, here in Sydney we’re most accustomed to clear chicken broths. Toriichi is a chicken paitan specialist – thick,…


Yasaka Ramen’s New Seasonal Menu

By kaylamedica, Posted on 04/04/2017

Yasaka Ramen (both Neutral Bay and the city store) will be hosting a number of 1 month only menus, and they’re kicking it off with NIBOTON and NIBOCHIKI ramen! These are available until the end of April, and starting in May there will be an all new special, so get excited! #R1 – 押忍!!! We…


Yasaka Ramen’s New Tomatina Special

By kaylamedica, Posted on 08/02/2017

When you hear that Yasaka Ramen have a brand new ramen available, you have to wear a ramen shirt to make sure everyone knows what you’re there for. Head chef Takeshi Sekigawa has unveiled a ramen he’s been working on since his last special, the Jack-O-Ramen from Halloween. This time around, it’s tomato themed and…


Ramen Zundo tsukemen and tonkotsu niboshi ramen and the best spots in World Square

By akiraizutsu, Posted on 15/11/2016

One of the most popular classes is coming again! Learn how to make Ramen with Chef Kanako. View more Konnichi wa! I thought I would write about the 12 days of the Tsukemen #LOVETSUKEMEN Advent Calendar 2013 [http://www.adventar.org/calendars/107] There are actually quite a lot of ramen stores in Sydney It seems to be that the…


Ramen O-san Foodie Meetup

By kaylamedica, Posted on 20/10/2016

Food blogging is a phenomena that not even us here at Washoku Lovers can explain. How did taking photos of food become so widespread and popular? Photography has long been considered an art form, but food photography was at first shunned. Now, there are photographers who specialise in food and then further specialise in solid…


Halloween Special Jack-O-Ramen

By kaylamedica, Posted on 04/10/2016

Yasaka Ramen, both the city store and the Neutral Bay location, are adding a one month only menu item just in time for Halloween. The Jack-O-Lantern pumpkin ramen is one of the most creative and visually stunning ideas to come from Chef Takeshi Sekigawa, and it’s full of flavour. The Yasaka tori paitan base stock…


Manpuku Ramen Street Fighter Ramen Special

By kaylamedica, Posted on 21/08/2016

Manpuku Ramen is well known for having amazingly rich and deep flavour in their chicken ramen, which they specialise in. Combined with making their noodles in house, they’ve developed a reputation for having a high level of sophistication in their bowls. They also regularly release special ramens available only for a limited time, and as…


Our first Ramen class!

By yuri, Posted on 08/08/2016


This weekend, Washoku Lovers debuted our most popular class, ramen! The demand was so far above our expectations that we extended the class twice! There are still two classes left to go, and three seats available. If you’re interested in attending either of the upcoming classes, click here. Our classes have grown so much in…


Ramen in Japan!

By kaylamedica, Posted on 25/07/2016

In addition to our okonomiyaki post, we’re also going to be featuring a couple of ramen joints! We visited 4 places on our recent trip to Japan, all of which were generally considered to be some of the better ramen places to go to. They weren’t just no-name places in alleyways, they were all places…


Best New Ramen in Sydney: Wok and Noodle Bar

By kaylamedica, Posted on 06/06/2016

If you’re a fan of O-san, the Chinatown favourite for cheap ramen, then you’ll want to put visiting Wok and Noodle Bar at the top of your to-do list. Opened earlier this year, the menu is a more diverse and exciting list of ramen developed by O-san himself. You can also find homemade gyoza on…