Monday, July 3, 2017

ロックンビリースーパーワン (Rocking Billy Super One in Amagasaki,Hyogo)

らぁめん矢 ロックンビリースーパーワン

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There was once a legendary shop in Tokyo. The master, Shimazaki-san, required near complete silence in his shop. Your phone rings? You're gone.You could take a photo, but you better not take long. Some people compared him to a popular character in the American TV show Seinfeld, and I could see it.

Past the rough exterior, he was an amazing man. Friendly as hell, he just wants his ramen shop to be a place of noodle greatness.

Well, he moved from his Machida location to Asakusa, and then disappeared. He finally reopened far away from Tokyo, in Hyogo Prefecture.

I went, and I made a video!



It's a trek, but you'll know you are here when you see that rockabilly sign out front.

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And that rockabilly master inside.

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Famous (and expensive) 比内地鶏 - hinai chicken - is rendered down for some of the richest chicken oil in a bowl of ramen. I found this kind of oil a bit heavy in ramen back when I was younger, but now I can't get enough of it.

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The concept is simplicity, but this bowl goes deep. Aged soy sauce provides the kick.

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Ramen is my life!! Rock n Roll is Greatest!!

Words to live by.

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Go for the 尼ロック if you want the shoyu, which is probably your best best for the first time. The Sロック is a popular salt ramen. The 俺のつけめん is a tsukemen dish. I hope to be back to try them all.

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This shop is a favorite among ramen chefs around the world. His attention to detail caught the eye of the Lucky Peach magazine people, who put it in their first issue.

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Thanks for signing my magazine!

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Map of 〒661-0012 Hyōgo-ken, Amagasaki-shi, Minamitsukaguchichō, 3 Chome−29−13

兵庫県尼崎市南塚口町3-29-13
Hyogo-ken, Amagasaki-shi, Minamitsukaguchicho 3-29-13
Closest station: Tsukaguchi

Open 11:00-14:00. 18:00-21:00
Sundays  11:00-15:00
Closed Mondays

2 comments:

  1. i can feel the passion through the lines of this blog post!

    great stuff!

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  2. OMG! Mr Rock n Roll is back. I'll definitely put this shop on my list. Awesome.

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