Tag Archive: Ramen


Marutama Ramen

Posted on July 30th, 2013

As I’ve mentioned many times before, Vancouver’s West End is home to many small Asian restaurants of all kinds and my latest discovery is Marutama Ramen on Bidwell street, just north of Robson. I was under the impression that most ramen broths derived their rich, creamy broth from simmering pork for extended periods, but Marutama … (More →)


Ramen in Toronto – Hits and a Miss

Posted on December 4th, 2012

As the summer of the Taco in Toronto came to an end this August, the fall has found the city besieged by a ramen craze. Every month one new restaurant if not two pops up and there seems to be no slowing down as we hit the winter season. Luckily I am a huge fan … (More →)


Ramen Santouka

Posted on November 15th, 2011

I’m embarrassed to admit that until last year, when Ramen Santouka hit Robson Street, I didn’t know what ramen could be. Growing up, my brother and sister and I would regularly have Sapporo Ichiban instant noodles as a late night snack and I foolishly assumed that captured the extent of ramen possibilities. When I saw … (More →)