Monday, September 1, 2014

華丸 (Hanamaru in Hagiwara, Aichi)

華丸

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The company put us up in Ichinomiya, about 15 minutes from Nagoya. Not a lot going on in this part of Japan (though I did find a retro gaming bar called Genesis; with almost every console ever made). A local search for ramen showed Hanamaru as the obvious (and only) choice.

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Just a few stops down the line.

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Just a few blocks from the station.

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Solid. This bowl of rich tonkotsu soup was slightly reminiscent of my favorite bowl in the country (of this style), Orenoramenappare. I say slightly reminiscent, so don't go running across the country just yet.

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But if you find yourself in the northern parts of Aichi Prefecture, definitely check this one out.

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The pork was excellent, so if you have an appetite, go for extra toppings.

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愛知県一宮市萩原町串作1407-2
Aichi-ken, Ichinomiya-shi, Hagiwaracho, Kushisaku 1407-2
Closest station: Hagiwara

Open 11:30-14:00, 17:30-21:00
Closed Wednesdays and some Tuesdays