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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Get Ready to Ramen in San Jose This Weekend

Posted By on Tue, Sep 30, 2014 at 4:59 PM

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Tour the world of ramen over the next two weekends at the San Jose Convention Center, which will host the international Ramen Yokocho festival. Bowls will be available from a dozen ramen restaurants around the world, showcasing styles from tonkotso black, miso tonkotsu, shoyu, beef, burger ramen (not to be confused with a ramen burger), and many more.

This coming weekend (Oct. 3-5) will feature a lineup that includes Japanese ramen shops Tatsunoya and Kohmen alongside representatives from L.A. (Tsujita, Jinya) and even S.F. (Men Oh). The second weekend (Oct. 10-12) will have a slightly different roster, including San Jose favorite Ramen Sea. The full list is on the Ramen Yokocho website.

Admission is $5 (kids under 12 are free) and all bowls of ramen are $8. The bigger the group you can rustle up, the better off you'll be — especially if you're the type that can't manage to finish a bowl of the stuff in one sitting.

The event will be open Friday 4-9 p.m. and Saturday/Sunday 11 a.m.-9 p.m., and though we can't promise anything except long times, we fail to see how it could be anything but a delicious experience.





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Anna Roth

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Anna Roth is SF Weekly's former Food & Drink Editor and author of West Coast Road Eats: The Best Road Food From San Diego to the Canadian Border.

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