Ramen Daisho: Authentic Ramen House

Impressions of a Princess has featured several Japanese restaurants and ramen-ya (ramen house) in the past. Today’s feature is a new name which is gaining popularity in the food business and has thus captured my attention. Without further ado, let me introduce to you Ramen Daisho. What’s in the name? Daisho comes from two Kanji characters “dai” meaning big and “sho” for fly. In translation, it means “fly high”. The owners of Ramen Daisho believe in this motto since they started putting up the business a little over a year ago. They trust the Filipinos’ penchant of trying new international Read More …

Tampopo Philippines (たんぽぽ )

Good news for ramen and kurobuta lovers in Manila! I recently discovered a new Japanese restaurant which really made me want to fly back to Japan ASAP. The feeling of being in the land of the rising sun with the busy noise of a ramen-ya and hot delicious noodles was something I miss badly. Lucky that I found a sweet alternative! Tampopo Philippines Hailed from Singapore, Tampopo was brought to the Philippines by friends Chris Tiu, George Huang, and Ty Tang. Together, they created the best of both worlds as they tapped the budding tonkatsu and ramen market. What’s in Read More …