IPPUDO Ramen @ I12 Katong Review : Worth the hype? | The Wacky Duo

IPPUDO Ramen @ I12 Katong Review : Worth the hype? | The Wacky Duo


 

IPPUDO  has arrived in the East!

IPPUDO is a Japanese ramen restaurant chain started by Shigemi Kawahara, with spots worldwide. Properly known for its Tonkotsu Ramen, it has been acclaimed as the Amount 1 Ramen in the world because of to the founder’s standing as the Ramen King. It is an accolade backed by his successful as ‘TV Winner-Ramen Master Chef Championships’ 3 consecutive situations.

It has opened given that December 2021 when i12 Katong reopens its doors. We experienced generally desired a check out, but the queues had been also long. We ultimately managed to find a table on a weekday.

The decor of IPUUDO is incredibly uncomplicated. Clad in heat tones, it does not give an perception of an upmarket Ramen joint. 

There are areas indoor and out of doors for you to decide on from. Irrespective of its simplistic outlook, Ramen dishes come at a bigger selling price stage than most  Ramen places to eat.  

Shiromaru Motoaji Unique

Shiromaru Motaaji Specific

There are various versions of Ramen to pick from. We made a decision to test the Shiromaru Motoaji Distinctive. It comes in 3 distinctive sizes, Chashu, Tamago and Standard. The variation would be the addition of seaweed, eggs and the quantity of Chashu slices.

The Shiromaru Motoaji is served with umami egg, pork stomach and seaweed with IPPUDO’s signature creamy tonkatsu broth that it is popular for. You can also choose for the thickness of the ramen for this vintage Hakata Model Ramen.

You can straight away distinguish it from ‘normal’ ramen with the very first chunk. Although the dish might appear uncomplicated, the style is basically divine. The finest phrase to explain it is ‘Shiok’!

Akamaru Shinaji Unique

Akamaru Shinaji Particular

The other ramen we tried using is the Akamaru Shingaji Unique. The primary change is in the broth. The Akamaru Shinaji is served with the unique creamy tonkatsu broth that is increased with a specifically blended miso paste and fragrant garlic oil.

This gives it a richer blend with a lot more oomph than in comparison to the Shiromaru.

If you can not explain to the bowls apart, the Shiromaru will come in with (Shiro) and the Akamaru arrives in purple (aka) bowls. There are other variations this sort of as Karaka-Gentlemen Distinctive which comes with spices.

Takayuki ( 5 Pcs)

We advocate indulging in a several facet dishes to comprehensive your meal. The Tokayki and the Grilled Pork Tummy would make outstanding alternatives in our impression.

Grilled Pork Stomach (3 Pieces)

Verdict

Ippudo i12 Katong

Is the famed IPPUDO Ramen truly worth a visit?

If you have not experimented with their Ramen, we believe it would be a decent encounter to look at out the world’s selection 1 ramen. For the charges, we would feel this would be a place where by we made the decision to treat ourselves fairly than a normal weekend place.

However, for a taste of Japan, IPPUDO does it effectively!



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