2024 Michelin star ramen : Sosakumenkobo NAKIRYU (Bib Gourmand)

updated: December 08th, 2023

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     Sosakumenkobo NAKIRYU, located in Toshima ward, Tokyo, is a popular ramen shop specializing in creative noodles, with a particular focus on tantanmen.
     The shop is a 5-minute walk from Shin-Otsuka Station on the Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line, and a 6-minute walk from Otsuka Station South Exit on the JR Yamanote Line.
    At this restaurant, various types of ramen are offered, with tantanmen being a standout dish.
     The tantanmen here has even earned a one-star rating in the Michelin Guide, highlighting its deliciousness.
     The soup has a refined flavor with depth, and the balance between ground meat and sesame paste is exquisite.
    The chef, Mr.Saito, previously worked at "Chabuya" and has also earned a Michelin star at a Hong Kong restaurant called "MIST”.
    His dishes are all superb, showcasing his skills and creativity.
    The ambiance of the restaurant is calm and welcoming, with a cozy atmosphere.
     There are 12 seats available, including counter and table seating.
    However, due to its popularity, the restaurant can get crowded, leading to long wait times.
     The shop is particularly popular among foreign tourists, so be prepared to wait in line.
     It is definitely worth a visit, although it is advisable to allocate enough time for waiting due to potential crowds.




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