Category: Japanese

Santa Ramen 2

Santa Ramen

I’ve been warning about the downhill quality of Santa Ramen for a couple of years. Their noodle really is a shame to be served in a ramen shop. I also don’t see what’s so...

Old Fashioned Roasted Sweet Potato in Santa Clara 3

Old Fashioned Roasted Sweet Potato in Santa Clara

Probably most people who grew up in China, Taiwan, or Korea will remember eating roasted sweet potato (烤地瓜) as children. The specific variety is known as Japanese Yam in the Asian grocery stores here....

Ajisen Ramen in Fremont 4

Ajisen Ramen in Fremont

After the demise of one of my favorite ramen spots, Gen Ramen, the sign on the door said that a new ramen shop will be replacing it at the same location, called Ajisen Ramen....

Santa Ramen – no longer tops? 4

Santa Ramen – no longer tops?

It’s been a while since I’ve gone to Santa, once upon a time the best ramen house in the bay area with no equals. In recent years, many ramen houses have popped up to...