We’re feeling ramen here we are at Kokoro Ramen to indulge. Excited to finally meet up with my classmates! A plus point, yay for free kimchi!
Tokyo Ramen + Extra Noodles, 9.50AUD + 1AUD
Skinny Amber with her monstrous appetite ordered Tokyo Ramen with extra noodles. Yes she finished everything!!! The Tokyo Ramen uses a clear chicken broth with light soy sauce. Her noodles are thicker as compared to our thin sliced ones. The main protein source of hers here are the chashu pork belly slices.
Shoyu Ramen, 10AUD
Clarissa ordered the Shoyu ramen which was similar to the Tokyo Ramen broth. For Shoyu Ramen, pork bone was added to the basic Tokyo Ramen broth which resulted in a slightly thicker and creamier texture. For the Shoyu Ramen, thin sliced noodles were used.
In essence, the thicker the ramen, the thinner your noodles should be. The lighter or milder your ramen broth is, thicker ramen noodles would be a better option.
Miso Ramen, 12.50AUD
Miso Ramen was originated from Sapporo Japan and this version is cooked in Tonkotsu broth with spicy oil. The main ingredients include thin noodles, sliced pork belly with bamboo shoots, bean sprouts, spring onions, seaweed, sesame and Ajitama egg. Kokoro Ramen’s Miso Ramen has the thickest soup base as compared to the other two because tonkotsu broth was used.
Miso Ramen SUPER CHEAP BASIC! (No Egg), 8.50AUD
Feeling guilty, I had the cheap miso ramen. I can’t even begin to tell you how much I ate earlier on in the day, probably 3000 calories worth of food before I had this ramen. That’s almost more than half of my daily calories intake. Oh yes, and we went for ice cream afterwards. Oops……?
The Miso Ramen SUPER CHEAP BASIC! (No Egg) is similar to the normal Miso Ramen but it has a fine cut pork belly instead of sliced, small naruto cuts, spring onions, no bean sprouts, no bamboo shoots, no ajitama egg, and probably the same amount of noodles. Sorry girls, but I preferred my Miso soup base compared to the Shoyu because its thicker and more indulgent
and therefore more calories.
In sequence, wink at my pretty babes, Clarissa, Velda, Cynthia, Eve (Me) and Ambre. I’m gonna miss them all especially because we’re from different countries and we’re all leaving for summer break. It has been fun having classes with you guys and I’m missing you guys already.
So thankful that we were in the same class for one of our modules or else I would be the lonely Asian sitting in the back corner of the class. *Lol!!!!*
Kokoro Ramen is a decent and affordable ramen restaurant and because it is centralised at the CBD, its always filled with students. The waiter/waitresses are mostly Japanese and I adore Japanese people for some reason. Service was really quick too. Thumbs up!
157 Lonsdale Street, CBD
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Tel: +(61) 03 9650 1215
Mon to Thu: 11.30am-3pm
Fri to Sat: 11.30am-5am