Category Archives: Japanese

Girl Talk

Hey friends, Sometimes you don’t realize how long you’ve known someone, until you randomly spot an old photo that brings back all sorts of memories. Here is an 8-year-old photo of myself and a few friends from college. You may … Continue reading

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Sweet and Spicy

Hey folks, Joan again. I have begun my quest for tsukemen! Because I was in Santa Monica visiting Michelle, I couldn’t resist going to Kotoya again! (Yes, I love that place…) It was a Friday night and the restaurant was … Continue reading

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Ramen Quarterly Report

Hi everyone, Joan here. The first time we wrote a post like this was back in February: The Blog Post You Have All Been Waiting For! Since then, I’ve tried some new places for ramen and I’m now ready to … Continue reading

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Reggae Ramen… or Rah-mon!

Max is gonna kill me for getting ramen without him again! Oops. I sat in for my friend Max’s reggae band, Bodhi Rock, at the Basement Tavern during Cinco de Mayo. Since I was only supposed to play during the … Continue reading

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Ramen Run with the Clan

Hey everyone! This afternoon, I went on a ramen run with my cousins! They’ve heard of my ramen runs and have always wanted to try good ramen. They all live in the Hacienda/Rowland Heights area so we met up at … Continue reading

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Birthday Celebration Continues

My birthday is apparently not over. I just had birthday ramen with Angie and Matt when I returned from San Francisco. Then Sean decided to take me out for birthday ramen again on Tuesday! I chose Men Oh Tokushima Ramen … Continue reading

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T.A.E. Part 4: Post and Pre-Birthday Ramen

Hey everyone! “T.A.E.” stands for Total Asian Experience, a series of blog posts that started almost three years ago. A total Asian experience would be a routine of activities every time we go on a ramen run in Hacienda/Rowland Heights. … Continue reading

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San Francisco Ramen, Part 2

Hey everyone! Joan here. Just so you know, the reason why we went up to San Francisco, other than to have a jolly ol’ time, was because of my birthday! Check out some of the cute gifts Tanya got me! … Continue reading

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San Francisco Ramen, Part 1

Joan: We embarked on another epic ramen run in San Francisco!! We arrived in San Fran on Wednesday and one of the things we had to do was have ramen there. Of course, we weren’t familiar with any ramen spots … Continue reading

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Reunion Ramen

Hey everyone, This past Sunday night, I had ramen with an old friend of mine, Jeraldin. I had not seen her in over 10 years! Jeraldin and I went to school together back when we both lived in Hawaii. When … Continue reading

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