Ramen Noodles in Ichijoji, Kyoto
Ramen is a big part of Japanese food culture. It was introduced into Japan from China several hundred years ago and it has become one of the most favorite foods for Japanese.
You will see a long queue formed at popular ramen restaurants when you visit any cities in Japan.
Kyoto is one of the most competitive cities for ramen and there are about 500 ramen restaurants in the city
When you think about Kyoto ramen, Ichijoji is the place name which first comes to your mind. The area has more than 20 ramen restaurants along the main street so local people call it ramen street. Each restaurant focuses on secret recipes and the passionate pursuit of its own unique features such as the thickness of the noodles, the broth, the ingredients and the flavor.