How much for a bowl at newly opened Voyage?
無料! My kind of price! A note to any shops planning on opening in Tokyo, I will come for free ramen. Anytime. But I will give an honest opinion.
Sorry about that.
Anyways, this nautically themed shop is an offshoot of nearby Nagareboshi. I haven't been, but the master has an obsession with mushrooms, and everything on the menu has them in it. He must have a good supplier, because Voyage also goes crazy with the fungus. Sticking with the ocean theme of the decor, the soup is a light shio and scallop blend.
It sounds good on paper, but this ramen was a big disappointment. The natural umami flavors that mushrooms give a dish just weren't there.
The ramen and the tsukemen are almost identical, but the third choice is something unique. 和えそば is a soupless mazemen. Thin noodles (same as the ramen and tsukemen) tossed with mushrooms and a multi-seaweed sauce blend.
I actually dug this one a bit, but it was much too simple to have as one of only three standard menu items. Reminded me of tossing some spaghetti with butter and generic-brand Parmesan cheese, with a touch of dried herbs. Tasty comfort food, yes. Impressive, not a chance. Lazy, kind of.
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Tokyo, Ota-ku, Kamata 4-18-1
Closest staion: Kamata