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Sep 11, 2013 12:41 PM

Kyoto-style Dashi Soymilk Ramen

Anyone on the board knows where I can find the Kyoto style ramen, especially the one with soymilk broth? I am craving for something like what I had at Mamezen Soba in Kyoto. Thanks!

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  1. Have never heard of soymilk ramen but maybe a place like Souen makes that sort of thing.

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    1. re: Silverjay

      I opened this thread wondering if soy milk ramen might be "a thing". I've actually had it in Sacramento at Shoki and enjoyed it very much, more than its other stocks.

      It opened a ramen shop in Kobe briefly, but closed it recently due to family reasons.

      1. re: Melanie Wong

        Thank you! I make sure Imake a pit stop next time on my business trip. Are they interested in expanding to E coast :)

    2. I don't think you're going to find anything like Mamezen in NYC. Closest approximation may be the Korean kong gook su, noodles in a cold soymilk broth. The broth is generally vegetarian (just soybeans) so it won't have the same taste as the broth you had at Mamezen.

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        1. re: nomadmanhattan

          i dont believe cocoron has it, i eat there a couple times a month and have not seen it

          1. re: Lau

            Hmm. The other day I was talking about soy milk base hot pot, which is quite popular in HK and Szechuan. Then I suddenly wanted a bowl of soy tonyu ramen :/ Thanks for saving me a trip to Cocoron.

            1. re: nomadmanhattan

              well a trip to cocoron is def not a waste if uve never been

              cold sansai soba + chicken meatballs, thats the way to go

              which reminds me i need to write an updated review for the sansai soba

              1. re: Lau

                I have never been to cocoron. I like their website. And seems like a really good place to try.

                1. re: foodwhisperer

                  yah its great, i live really close to it so i eat there probably a couple times a month at least

                  btw go to the one at 37 kenmare (thats where i go), the food is the same at either branch, but the 37 kenmare branch is bigger and there is more seating (and usually no wait at this one too)

      1. Terakawa has tonyu ramen sometimes

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        1. Hinomaru in astoria has a ramen with soy milk broth

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          1. re: cheekyelephant

            Iteresting! Too bad they don't have an online menu so I could not tell how they are making it. Guess I should just go!