Tag Archives: Ramen
The Safehouse (North Park)

The Safehouse (North Park)

A little reminder, we are running a McDonald’s giveaway so don’t forget to enter! Onto our review! Need a dash of nostalgia? The Safehouse just might be that place if you are a video game nerd like me. Located in North Park, their focus is on ramen, local beer, and of course the overall fun atmosphere.

You read that right. NINTENDO 64!

I spy a Nintendo 64 in the corner. Depending on how you look at it, we were or weren’t in luck because the Chargers game was on. Michael was trying to avoid watching/hearing what was going on because he was recording it at home.…

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Nishiki Ramen (San Diego)

Nishiki Ramen (San Diego)

We were searching for a place to go and heard rumblings that Nishiki Ramen was set to open a few Sundays ago. There was a certain buzz around it and we decided to brave the potential wait for a hopefully good bowl of ramen. They have multiple locations in Japan but this is the first in the US. It is located in the same mall as Mitsuwa Market and Staples in Kearny Mesa.

We thought we were going to beat the majority of the people by going early. I guess people of San Diego really love their ramen as there was quite a line formed by the time we got there.…

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Izakaya Pacific Beach (Pacific Beach)

Izakaya Pacific Beach (Pacific Beach)

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A while back Anh and I were in PB to visit our friends over at The Secret Cookie Service and saw that there was a new restaurant serving Japanese food. At the prospect of finding a new place to enjoy, we made our way over after spending the usual 10 minutes to find parking.

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We came a little early and were the only ones inside. No matter, this allowed me to avoid the normal funny glares as I snap snap away at everything in sight.

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Finding good lunch specials excite me almost as much as being handed scratch and sniff stickers in elementary school when I got a good grade. …

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Raki Raki (Kearny Mesa)

Raki Raki (Kearny Mesa)

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It was a ramen day.  But it was no ordinary ramen day.  It was a Ramen Burger day!  You may have heard about it or seen it before.  Much like the cronut craze is invading San Diego from New York, the ramen burger has made its way to Raki Raki over in Kearny Mesa.  I’ve been meaning to try it and finally the day has come.

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They have several varieties to choose from but the Signature Tsukune Ramen Burger had my name written all over it.  All burgers come with sweet potato fries.  …

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RakiRaki Ramen – San Diego (Convoy Area)

RakiRaki Ramen – San Diego (Convoy Area)

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Their name is certainly intriguing!  Rakiraki Ramen is tucked into the heart of the Convoy area and surrounded by numerous other Asian restaurants.

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There weren’t a lot of people when we got there, but the place filled out by the time we left.  There are tables and a bar area that face the kitchen.

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The first thing we tried was the Chicken Karage.  The portion size was decent and the chicken was crispy and hot.  I would definitely get it again.

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We also tried out the softshell crab roll.  …

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