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Skillet Licker Apr 3, 2007 08:02 PM

never got to try their famed Friday ramen

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    jwobkk Apr 3, 2007 08:05 PM

    there was a huge line on Friday for the last hurrah

    1. aser Apr 3, 2007 09:11 PM

      a shame really, their shoyu ramen special was something magical. Let's hope the taisho resurfaces somewhere w/ the same ramen.

      it will be missed....

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      1. re: aser
        CorgiLover Apr 4, 2007 06:55 AM

        Will be VERY missed. No more eel dish. :( It was one of my few dependable joints in midtown!

        1. re: aser
          janethepain Apr 4, 2007 09:35 AM

          darn, that was some really good ramen.

          Anyone know why they closed? They always seem to be bustling for lunch.

          1. re: janethepain
            Skillet Licker Apr 4, 2007 05:21 PM

            owner is returning to Japan

        2. Silverjay Apr 4, 2007 06:26 PM

          Their ramen was marginal at worst, average at best. And overpriced to boot.

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          1. re: Silverjay
            Peter Cuce Apr 5, 2007 11:34 AM

            Yeah, that was always my take on it. I never understood the adulation.

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            Tifa2276 Apr 5, 2007 01:04 PM

            Oh no, I used to love their Mix Eel rice, anyone know of a similar dish elsewhere?

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