Yume wo katare - the real deal
I used to live in Tokyo where my hobby was obsessing about ramen. that's a thing over there. in fact there are quite a few monthly magazines specifically on ramen and the leading review site features rating with 5 digits. So for example the 99.537/100 shop is better than the 99.536/100 shop.
Long story short I am happy to confirm that Yume wo katare feels, smells, sounds and tastes like an actual ramen shop.
As you may or may not know there are different types of ramen: tonkotsu, tonkotsu gyokai, shio, miso to name a few. Yume wo katare specializes in a very specific kind of ramen pioneered by a Japanese chain called Jiroh. That ramen is basically a fatty pork and soy sauce based broth with veggies, garlic and noodles. Personally I like other kinds of ramen more, but for what it's worth the stuff yume wo katare churns out is very close to the Japanese ideal of this style of ramen and you got to respect that.
YWK has been my regular Wednesday night late-dinner spot. Great for stuffing myself after my regular volleyball league. I wish they'd serve beer.
I'm not sure anymore though if I really enjoy jiro ramen per se. In a sense it does pack lotsa flavor, what with the garlic on top of everything. But the salty porkiness gets to a point where I don't really taste anything. I still enjoy the texture of the diff components, which is fine too. I can always go across the street and get Rod Dee's tom yum noodle soup if I want noodles (ramen or not) that are more delicious, for my lack of a more precise term.