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Ramen Resolution – Sakuramen

Ramen Resolution – Sakuramen

I did a lot of walking in Washington D.C. Like, a LOT! My wandering in Washington took me to Meridian Hill/Malcolm X Park. A short stop on a bench to watch a girl hula-hooping and I instinctively reloaded the list I’d found of the best ramen joints in D.C. To my luck, one was just around the corner. Not just any old ramen, this was the one which offered the option of adding cheese! The Japanese don’t seem to be massive dairy…

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Ramen Resolution – Bantam King

Ramen Resolution – Bantam King

Back in January I committed to a year of eating more noodles. This has had the added bonus advantage of making dinner choices so much easier. If ever I’m stuck, pondering what to eat, a simple solution is ramen! That was the case this week in Washington D.C. Sure, I could have had a burger, or a Philly Cheese Steak, or a kebab from one of the thousands of trucks. But I’m committed to my quest for noodles, and I…

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Ramen Resolution – Koi Ramen

Ramen Resolution – Koi Ramen

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again…Friday night is noodle night!  After one of the longest weeks at work in a while (I’ve clocked up 102 hours) I couldn’t be bothered cooking. I didn’t fancy the typical takeaway staples, but thankfully found the nearby Koi Ramen on Deliveroo! I was skeptical about what they would actually be like when they arrived, but anything was better than slaving in the kitchen! This is sort of what ramen is all…

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Ramen Resolution – Monohon

Ramen Resolution – Monohon

Six months in to my ramen resolution I’m averaging one new restaurant per month, which, frankly, is rather less than I had hoped for when I set myself this goal way back in January. Mohohon translates from Japanese as “The Real Thing”, a very apt name for the ramen that we tried out last weekend, which are up there with some of the best I’ve had. I’d spent the day drinking incredible cocktails at The Alchemist near Liverpool Street but…

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Ramen Resolution – Bone Daddies

Ramen Resolution – Bone Daddies

As much as I like to think I am, I’m definitely not cool enough to live in East London. Wonky haircuts, Dr Martens, skinny jeans…it’s  just not my aesthetic. However, I lured Adam and Melissa there this weekend to visit a cat estate agent. That’s correct, an estate agent for cats! It’s an art thing. It’s a charity thing. It was a bit of a let-down if I’m honest, but here’s cat Taj Mahal… After schlepping all the way to Old…

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Ramen* Resolution – Gỗ

Ramen* Resolution – Gỗ

Nothing says ‘traditional Good Friday activity’ like a trip to the selfie exhibition at the Saachi Gallery. Highlights included me taking a selfie with (potentially) the first ever selfie and witnessing the genius of this monkey selfie. I’ll let you take a moment to fully appreciate how excellent this is. Topping that was always going to be difficult, but maybe a steaming bowl of ramen would do it. A quick google revealed another list of the top 10 Ramen places in London…

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Ramen Resolution – Okan Brixton

Ramen Resolution – Okan Brixton

The best noodle nights are impromptu noodle nights. That was the situation with last Friday’s ramen at Okan in Brixton. I should have been in Edinburgh, but plans changed at late notice and so we quickly formulated Plan B: meet a friend and continue Ramen Resolution. What can I say, contingency planning (and eating) comes naturally to me! Okan Ramen is a short stroll from the trendy Brixton Village. If this isn’t an area that you’re familiar with you should check…

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