The 5 Best Ramen in Singapore
Eat & Drink | March 28, 2016
Ramen – a Japanese dish but greatly wanted by people of all ages of all seasons in Singapore. And the huge number of ramen shops sprouting up around Singapore has proved its reputation.
The word ramen sounds simple but it’s more colorful, indeed. Ramen can be found in Japan with a typical version of every region and thus, coming to Singapore, there are various variations of ramen.
In this article, the 5 recommended ramen restaurants are supposed for diners to taste the best of different ramen variations.
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- One of the best tonkotsu ramen soup in town: A flavourful bowl of tonkotsu ramen at Keisuke is always a shining star for fans of pork based ramen soup. Keisuke’s tonkotsu soup stands out from its counterparts because it is thick in its texture, milky in its look and slightly salty in its taste. It is one of the most authentic versions you can enjoy in Singapore.
- Free flow of hard-boiled eggs and bean sprouts: Eggs always go well with ramen, and for those who love eggs, there is always a full-of-egg basket at each table for you to enjoy as many as you want. To keep your appetite as fresh as it is, it’s better to add some bean sprouts to your bowl.
- Personalize your ramen: At Keisuke, it is you who decides on how your bowl of ramen should be done, regarding the spicy level of the soup, the chicken oil amount and the richness of the broth. Besides the soup, you can also have noodles tailored to your liking and order your toppings such as pork, seaweed and spring onions to create a perfect ramen bowl in your eyes.
- Classic Hakata-style ramen for a good start: For those who want to taste the truly original flavour of Hakata-style ramen, a bowl of Shiromaru Motoaji is an ideal option. It is the ballad of original tonkotsu broth served with thin noodles, pork loin, cabbage, black fungus and spring onions. The rich aromatic and non-greasy broth is addictive for diners to explore more and more.
- A ramen menu driving diners to the heaven of ramen: Followed by the attractive bowl of the original tonkotsu broth ramen, diners are overwhelmed with IPPUDO’s menu, which is impressively displayed to drive eaters to a heavenly ramen world. The suggested combinations in the menu such as Shiromaru Tamago, Shiromaru Chashu and Shiromaru Kakun act as the angels to tell diners more on how wonderfull the world of IPPUDO is.
- Two different styles of ramen in one restaurant: In TAMPOPO, you can have ramen from two different regions of Japan: Hokkaido and Kyushu. If you love curly noodle in miso soup, topped with typical ingredients such as pork, sweetcorn, butter, bean sprouts and garlic, go ahead with Sapporo-style ramen from Hokkaido. For those who love the rich, milky pork-bone broth and thin, straight noodles, Kyushu-style ramen is a perfect choice.
- Great combination in Black Pig Tonkatsu Ramen: Honorably, TAMPOPO has been praised to be the best tonkatsu restaurant in town. At TAMPOPO, diners can have both Japanese favorites in one bowl, which is the good combination of tonkatsu and Kyushu-style ramen, taking the art of ramen of TAMPOPO into a different league.
- The power of Black Pig Shabu Ramen: It’s very hard to look past a so-called ‘black pig shabu’ ramen dish - the star of the show in TAMPOPO. The dish is highly appreciated for its juicy and tender slides of black pig, flavourful broth and springy noodles.
- Excellent pork cheek ramen: Pork cheek ramen (Tokusen Toroniku ramen) is a must-order at Santouka. The well-marinated and tender slices of pork cheek go well with any of four Santouka’s soup bases. The pork cheek is served aside so don’t forget to put each slice to the hot soup before having it melt in your mouth.
- Wonderful onsen egg: It is a perfect side dish to complement your ramen. This traditional Japanese low temperature egg is beautifully done at Santouka - leaving the egg white like custard and the egg yolk creamy.
- Best Sapporo-style ramen noodles in town: Sapporo in Hokkaido has its own version of ramen noodles – the curly yellow noodles. If you have a big love for this kind of noodles, you can completely get satisfied at Miharu. Their high quality noodles imported directly from Hokkaido are very springy and tasty. Every bite is a pleasure.
- An authentic atmosphere for ramen: Miharu, it is not a classic vibe for ramen, but a quaint beauty in a calming ambience. Miharu is where Japanese diners queue to get a flavour from Hokkaido. It is an authentic atmosphere for ramen, no matter where you seat in the restaurant.
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