Harukiya Instant Ramen – 荻窪 中華そば

Since experiencing the magic of Harukiya on Day 1 of my Tokyo trip, I was delighted to learn that I could take some of that magic home. There’s nothing like a great tasting ramen to revive your senses after a long plane ride.


The contents include いちばん スープ (#1 soup) and a packet of their original noodles. Don’t worry, that soup looks much better once you add some water.


I told you it looks better. My first thought: “Woah, this tastes exactly like the real stuff!” My second thought: “Damn, this stuff is incredible!” My third thought: Leave me alone I’m trying to eat this stuff.


The noodles tasted remarkably fresh for being instant. They were alien-like, in the best way possible.

Main Ingredients

Soup (スープ): Lard, soy sauce, fish extract, animal extract, sardine oil, salt, sugar, seaweed extract, green onion oil, vegetable extract, spice, monosodium glutamate, caramel color…
Noodles (メン): Flour, sake milk lactobacillus, kansui, salt, shell calcium…

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