This is not yet another Asian cantina in Paris. No, no. Ipppudo, is the historical Ramen revisited in Japan, invented by Shigemi Kawahara, aka the “King Of Ramen”, during the 80’s in Hakata and that is creating the buzz in London, Tokyo and New York.
And this is why Parisians have literally fallen in love with this concept….and it also justifies the occasionally long queue to have the chance of tasting this now cult dish, served in an Odéon cantina that feels like a real voyage in Japan.
Here you will find the wildest ramen in the world, to customized according to your whims (oeuf, viande…). Starting with the delicious traditional Shiromaru soup (12€), a broth and with home-made noodles, pork, mushrooms or the delicious “Akamaru” veggie version (13€) : a veggie broth with truffle oil and shiitake mushrooms, noodles with paprika, eringi, beet, fennel. It’s truly incredible.
Our darling? The new age Akamaru Ramen 13€ Soup of tonkotsu, home-made noodles, chashu, kikurage sésame mushrooms, chives, umami sauce and koyu oil. Pure Japanese “soul food”.
To be tested absolutely: the Japanese style bun with crunchy pork, spicy mayo and raw veggies (4€)—fab. To be washed down with a Japanese beer, plum wine or saké.
To be noted: the upcoming opening of a 2nd address in Montorgueil.
Open every day from noon to midnight except on Sunday, until 10:30pm