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Ikkoryu Fukuoka Ramen

Melbourne is experiencing a bit of a ramen boom at the moment. After enduring years, nay decades of extremely ordinary ramen, suddenly serious options are popping up, including Little Ramen Bar, Fukuryu, Hakata Gensuke and Mensousai Mugen. Continue reading

30. March 2015 by cloudcontrol
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Gyoza Douraku

147 Bourke Street, Melbourne CBD Phone: 9650 5225 I really don’t spend enough time with my sister. And that’s not likely to change now that I’ve moved to Sydney, but I’m happy that I did get to spend an evening … Continue reading

27. October 2012 by cloudcontrol
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Kokoro ramen

157 Lonsdale St, Melbourne CBD Phone: 9650 1215 I was pretty excited when I heard that there was a new ramen joint opening in the city. I was even more excited when I learned that they were serving tonkotsu broth. … Continue reading

13. July 2012 by cloudcontrol
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Kimurakan Café

238 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne CBD Phone: 9650 2038 I love @thatjessho. Because she’s an enabler. And if we’ve learned anything at all from foodblogging, it’s that enablers are gold. Even when they’re not foodbloggers themselves. I’m looking at you, … Continue reading

05. July 2011 by cloudcontrol
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J Cafe (Sushi Burger)

167 Exhibition Street, Melbourne CBDPhone: 9650 9877 Ever since @alexlobov told me about this place last year, I had been curious to try it. Sushi in the shape of a burger? What’s not to like!? It’s a marriage of Japanese … Continue reading

10. March 2011 by cloudcontrol
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Sekai Japanese Ramen

Shop 194, 81 Hopkins St (Footscray Market ), FootscrayPhone: 9687 1088 A while ago, I dislocated my big toe playing soccer. Yeah, I know, gross; not the way to start off a post about ramen. But you should know that … Continue reading

02. December 2010 by cloudcontrol
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Toki Japanese Restaurant

88 Grattan St, CarltonPhone: 9347 9748 So this place has the dubious distinction of being the first restaurant I have double-reviewed. The first time I went there, I had the ramen, which was something of a disappointment. So this time … Continue reading

02. November 2010 by cloudcontrol
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Ramen at Ume Hana

398 Elizabeth St, MelbournePhone: 9663 1108 It’s been a while ramen fans, but the hunt is on again!  This time I headed to Ume Hana, because I had to swap over my Sennheiser iPhone headphones for the FOURTH time in … Continue reading

30. September 2010 by cloudcontrol
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Izakaya Chuji

165 Lonsdale St, MelbournePhone: 9663 8118You know a place is an ‘institution’ when they’re selling branded merchandise (read t-shirts) at the cash register. Izakaya Chuji is one of those places. One of the first izakayas in Melbourne, if not the … Continue reading

10. August 2010 by cloudcontrol
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Tonkotsu ramen at Kenzan GPO

GPO Building, Rear 350 Bourke St, Melbourne CBDPhone: 9663 7767 I’m not often one to take suggestions from a cat, though I probably should, if Murakami is to be believed, but I was happy to be pointed in the direction … Continue reading

08. July 2010 by cloudcontrol
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