Plaza Blog

What Makes Ramen so Popular?

Ramen has long been a beloved dish in Japan, and in recent years, it has gained popularity around the world. But what makes the perfect bowl of ramen?

First and foremost, the broth is crucial. It should be rich and flavorful, made with carefully selected ingredients such as pork bones, chicken, and vegetables. The perfect bowl of ramen will also have a variety of toppings, such as chashu (sliced roast pork), ajitsuke tamago (marinated soft-boiled egg), and green onions, to add texture and depth to the dish. See some pictures of the broths on the menu at Ramen Tatsunoya on Plaza.

The noodles are another important component of a great bowl of ramen. They should be cooked to the perfect texture, not too soft and not too firm, and they should have a springy, chewy consistency. The type of noodle used can also vary, from the thin and delicate to the thick and hearty. Some of our favorite noodles at from Tatsu Ramen.

The setting in which the ramen is enjoyed is also important. A traditional ramen shop, with its lively atmosphere and lively staff, can add to the overall enjoyment of the dish. The bowl itself should also be carefully chosen, with the right size and shape to enhance the presentation of the dish.

But why is ramen so popular? One reason is its versatility. It can be made with a wide variety of ingredients and flavors, making it a perfect dish for any season or palate. Additionally, its relatively low cost and quick cooking time make it an appealing option for people on the go. Tamashii Ramen is our final recommendation-- order it for delivery if you're on the go!

Ultimately, the perfect bowl of ramen is a combination of a rich, flavorful broth, the right type of noodle, a variety of toppings, and the right setting. It is this versatility and accessibility that has made it a beloved dish around the world.