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Going to Santouka for Lunch

trojans Jul 31, 2007 11:47 AM

What should I get? I don't really know Ramen.

  1. wilafur Jul 31, 2007 11:49 AM

    get the shio ramen. large. mmm!

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      frenetic Jul 31, 2007 11:59 AM

      i can second the shio ramen ...if you want to splurge get the toroniku special shio ramen which is the shio ramen with extra pork (chashu)

      i would highly recommend getting the large size and/or one of the sets. one has salmon eggs over rice, the next has negimeshi, and the natto is for the very adventurous (fermented soybeans)

      http://www.japaneserestaurantinfo.com...

    2. Skunk2Racer Jul 31, 2007 11:51 AM

      Get The Shio Ramen...... Oh Yeah Shio is Salt in japanese. or You could get the "Shoyu" Soy sauce or "Miso" Bean Paste I Usually get the Number 3

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        slacker Jul 31, 2007 11:58 AM

        Shio ramen. I think you get a better idea of the ramen that way; the miso one convoludes it a little.

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          trojans Jul 31, 2007 12:04 PM

          Shio Ramen it is. Thank you all.

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            zeprosnepsid Jul 31, 2007 01:36 PM

            The Shio at Santouka is awesome. I am excited for you (and vaguely jealous).

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              PeteEats Jul 31, 2007 01:44 PM

              That would be the #1. If you want the special pork (as opposed to the regular pork which comes with the #1), its a #7.

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                Das Ubergeek Jul 31, 2007 02:23 PM

                Mmmmmm, shio ramen -- but I love, love, LOVE the negimeshi and the hardboiled egg that comes in the set (but I have to eat the small ramen or else I get full).

          2. Professor Salt Jul 31, 2007 09:06 PM

            I'll ditto the shio ramen, and add a suggestion for noodles cooked more al dente than usual. Any ramen shop's noodles will keep cooking in the broth, and they get too soft for my taste toward the end of the bowl.

            In Japanese, ask for "kata men."

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