Ramen, Soba, Udon – Brutus Magazine Special Book Review

Posted By yonghow on July 16th, 2014

Ramen, Soba, Udon - Brutus Magazine Special Book

Brutus, a popular lifestyle magazine delves into the noodle delicacies of Japan with this special issue titled “Ramen, Soba, Udon.”, a study and guide on the country’s ramen culture.

Ramen, Soba, Udon - Brutus Magazine Special Book
Ramen, Soba, Udon - Brutus Magazine Special Book

(above) Japanese actors Nagasawa Masami (From Up On Poppy Hill) and Susumu Terajima share their favourite ramen dishes.

(below) A chronological guide to milestones and significant events in Japan’s ramen culture. The Nissin Cup Noodle holds a special place in my heart because of my involvement in Freedom Project.

Ramen, Soba, Udon - Brutus Magazine Special Book
Ramen, Soba, Udon - Brutus Magazine Special Book
Ramen, Soba, Udon - Brutus Magazine Special Book
Ramen, Soba, Udon - Brutus Magazine Special Book
Ramen, Soba, Udon - Brutus Magazine Special Book

(above) Jiro Ramen, a mountain of sublime noodle goodness. I use to eat this all the time when I was working in Tokyo, together with Yasube’s tsukemen. (below) Lots of infographics detailing the ingredients, recipes and preparation of great ramen.

Ramen, Soba, Udon - Brutus Magazine Special Book
Ramen, Soba, Udon - Brutus Magazine Special Book
Ramen, Soba, Udon - Brutus Magazine Special Book
Ramen, Soba, Udon - Brutus Magazine Special Book

(above & below) And of course a selection of the top rated ramen joints around the country.

Ramen, Soba, Udon - Brutus Magazine Special Book
Ramen, Soba, Udon - Brutus Magazine Special Book

Hungry for some ramen yet ? :P

Ramen, Soba, Udon – Brutus Magazine Special ” book details :

– Dimensions – 11.2 x 8.1 x 0.4 inches
– Softcover, 116 pages.
– full color, in Japanese language

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2 Responses to “Ramen, Soba, Udon – Brutus Magazine Special Book Review”

Josh

Ah Ramen Jiro….what an exquisite indulgence….

Delicious chunks of pork the size of my fist!!

But….am I alone in getting crazy diarrhea about 20 minutes after I eat it? It happens every time!!

yonghow

Haha…probably too oily for you ? I’ve fortunately not suffered any ill effects after eating Jiro. :P

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