Ramen is always a hot topic of debate in New York City but one thing most people agree on is that Totto Ramen is one of the local favorites. Their ramen is on the cheaper side ($11-$12) so it’s a lot more affordable than most ramen places in the city. Continue reading “Totto Ramen”
Located in Chinatown, Bassanova Ramen is a low-key ramen joint that actually specializes in vegetarian ramen! Traditional ramen tends to be made with pork or chicken broth so the fact that they actually have a whole page in their menu solely for vegetarians and vegans makes it all the more appealing. Continue reading “Bassanova Ramen”
Momofuku Noodle Bar
Momofuku Noodle Bar and I have a very complicated relationship – I’m not a huge fan of their ramen and when they initially opened I was so underwhelmed by it that I never recommended this place to anyone for NYC ramen. Their noodles are too thin and with the price point, you can get better quality for cheaper at other places in the city.
That being said, their truffle menu, available only in the winter, is totally worth the visit! Their Black Winter Truffle Ramen is $49 but it was worth every penny and their quite generous with the truffle shavings as well. It’s also vegetarian (it doesn’t use tonkotsu broth). You can see their current menu here. Continue reading “Momofuku Noodle Bar”