Thursday, June 26, 2014

おおぜき (Ozeki in Ebisu)

おおぜき中華そば店

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Ebisu has historically been one of Tokyo's ramen battle grounds. And though recent years have seen the ramen war being fought on a much grander scale, it is still nice to find a winner in this part of town.

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The niboshisoba at Ozeki is a light, pure blend of smoky dried fish from around Japan. This style has been done to death lately, but Ozeki seems to be a little more no-nonsense than a lot of contenders.

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Simple and smooth. This is the ultimate after-drinking ramen. Just a minute walk from one of my favorite Tokyo cocktail bars.

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Chukasoba and a creamy chicken soup are also on the menu, and both have been praised as well.

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Worthy of TV coverage.

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東京都渋谷区恵比寿西1-9-4
Tokyo, Shibuya-ku, Ebisunishi 1-9-4
Closest station: Ebisu

Open 11:30-22:00
Closed Sundays