Ramen restaurants have been sprouting here and there in the recent years. Unfortunately, not enough mushrooming in the Quezon City area. Those that are currently open in the are are all locally made versions of the ramen, meaning they are Pinoy versions made to suit the Pinoy palate.
The first ever ramen place that I know of is Shinjuku. But the most popular ramen joint that I know of is Ukkokei Ramen Ron along Pasay Road. I know it’s been open for a long time now, even before the ‘ramen craze’ – but up to this day, I still haven’t tried that place yet. It’s still on my wishlist and friends still say – its still the best one in the Metro.
My Panget’s Signature Happiness Bowl did not disappoint either. It impressed us so much because of the large portion of the slow cooked pork rib and the taste of the broth. The pork rib was so tender and soft that you’d want to keep on munching away. My Panget had to alternate the noodles and the pork, so as to balance his ramen experience. I think maybe two people can split this ramen, but for me and my Panget – well, we’re selfish that way – one bowl, each! Hahaha..
I’m so happy that a Japanese ramen franchise has finally opened in Trinoma. That means that I don’t need to drive all the way to Ortigas Center and Makati to get my ramen fix. So so happy about this! Yey! So, if you happen to be in Trinoma or in Quezon City and is craving for ramen, well – head on to Hanamaruken and enjoy their dishes!
Trinoma Mall, Quezon City
P.S. I’m just so glad, talaga, as in! Hahaha…