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In Search of Mabo Ramen

mar52 Aug 26, 2012 08:50 PM

But not any Mabo Ramen... only Mabo Ramen like the long gone Yokohama Ramen (Gateway and Barrington) served.

Thick, spicy, and oh so good

I've tried many places, but none come even close to replicating the taste.

Anyone know of a place that serves such Mabo Ramen in the Los Angeles area?

I miss it so much!

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    chrishei Aug 27, 2012 11:07 AM

    Asahi Ramen on Sawtelle.

    But for ramen in general, Asahi isn't even in the top 5 within a mile radius.

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    1. re: chrishei
      mar52 Aug 28, 2012 05:01 PM

      Thanks for the replies. I've tried Asahi and it was very thin without the taste I was looking for.

      I appreciate all the replies.

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      brwencino Aug 27, 2012 09:36 AM

      Kyushu Ramen on Sherman Way west of Sepulvida in Van Nuys has very decent Mabo Ramen.

      1. Mattapoisett in LA Aug 26, 2012 09:25 PM

        We like the Mabo Ramen at Foo Foo Tei in Hacienda Heights. it is worth the trip for us though Dommy's Folks live out that way. One note: We like the Curry Ramen much better mostly because the Mabo was very heavy.


        Take care

        - P.

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        1. re: Mattapoisett in LA
          mar52 Aug 26, 2012 09:33 PM

          If the Mabo was Heavy it's the kind I like. Keep 'em coming! TIA

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            Servorg Aug 27, 2012 10:07 AM

            Another thick (heavy) version out in the same area as FFT can be found at Tamaya

            17142 Colima Rd
            Hacienda Heights, CA 91745
            (626) 581-3223

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          Ogawak Aug 26, 2012 09:03 PM

          I didn't know Yokohama Ramen. The only place I know that makes such ramen is Chin Ma Ya in Little Tokyo.

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