Category Archives: Santa Monica

Post SoulCycle Ramen

Hey everyone! It’s been a while… but I thought I’d write a quick post about something that got me sooooo excited. I tried SoulCycle for the very first time after being invited by my friend Matt for almost a year … Continue reading

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My One True Love

When you can’t seem to stay away from that one thing/person and you just have to keep coming back, it must be love…. or an addiction. This is Joan and I have found my true love… and it is Kotoya. I … 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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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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A Beautiful Day in Santa Monica

I finally made it to Tsujita in West LA yesterday! Tsujita is famous for their 60-hour broth and they only serve ramen during their lunch hours from 11 am to 2 pm. I met up with my cousin, Michelle, and … 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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Drunken Night in Santa Monica

Hi everyone… Last night was a very inebriated ramen run. I can’t believe I remember everything about it. But at least I can tell you all what happened! After work in Downtown LA, I went to Santa Monica to stay … Continue reading

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The Blog Post You Have All Been Waiting For!

Hi everyone! Joan here. Lately, people have been asking me about my favorite ramen places. After having realized that we’ve been to more than twenty ramen places so far, I think this is a good time for me to start … Continue reading

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I Heart LA

This stupid thing would not let me make a heart icon at the title! Ughhh… ❤ ❤ ❤ Hey everyone! I went to Kotoya Ramen in West LA again two nights ago after work. I really enjoyed the ramen there … Continue reading

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Surprise Birthday Ramen

Wow! The ramen I had last night was amazing! I went on a ramen run with my cousin, Michelle, after some galavanting in downtown LA. But before I get to the ramen, check out these cool places we went to! … Continue reading

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