Ikkoryu Fukuoka Ramen at Shangri-La Plaza

Ikkoryu Fukuoka Ramen Shangri-La Plaza

The interior of Ikkoryu Fukuoka Ramen is surrounded with wooden panels with accents of Japanese calligraphy giving the place a more Japanese feel.Ikkoryu Fukuoka Ramen Shangri-La Plaza
Ikkoryu Fukuoka Ramen Shangri-La Plaza

The place has a fairly busy ambiance with lots of activity from the chef and staff. If you enjoy observing that kind of flurry, you can choose to dine by the nook so you can easily see the action happening in the kitchen.Ikkoryu Fukuoka Ramen Shangri-La Plaza

I have tried different varieties of ramen already. There’s shio, miso and tonkotsu in thick or thin, straight or wrinkled noodles.

In Ikkoryu Fukuoka Ramen, they use freshly made noodles from eggs, flour, kansui and other ingredients with a very rich and creamy pork broth from simmered pork bones with secret seasonings.Ikkoryu Fukuoka Ramen Shangri-La Plaza

For your noodles, you can request it to be cooked in different degrees of doneness depending on your preference: Soft, Normal or Hard.

Soft noodles – 30 secs
Normal – 15 secs
Super hard – 5 secs

TIP: if you love taking pictures before you eat, request for super hard. The noodles are still gradually being cooked in the hot broth as you finish doing your “food porn” shots.

Here are the 2 variants that my husband and I have tried:

Ajitama Tonkotsu (Php380.00)Ikkoryu Fukuoka Ramen Shangri-La PlazaThe meat is soft and bursting with flavors. No wonder this is their bestseller! Topped with a specially cooked half-boiled egg that is fully marinated with a special blended soy sauce base that goes well with the pork broth. To add a little character to your ramen, sprinkle some sesame seeds for that nutty flavor.Ikkoryu Fukuoka Ramen Shangri-La PlazaThe sesame seeds actually help in lessening the overwhelming feeling you can get from the oil of the broth. Eat your ramen in under 10 minutes or while it’s still hot to fully enjoy its taste.

Yuzu-Tama Tonkotsu (Php380.00)Ikkoryu Fukuoka Ramen Shangri-La PlazaThe husband ordered this variant without spring onions because he isn’t fond of it. This bowl has quite a punch… The kind that hits you slowly! They use yuzukosyo – one of the spices that the Kyushu region of Japan is known for. This fermented paste is made from green chili and yuzu peel. I’ve tried using yuzu in a different Japanese restaurant. It’s citrusy and gives off a refreshing taste to any salty or spicy dish. So, using yuzu balances out the spiciness of this ramen.

Gyoza (Php150.00 for 6 pieces)Ikkoryu Fukuoka Ramen Shangri-La PlazaAnother dish that I enjoy eating is their Gyoza. It is very tasty as it is. No need for any additional condiment.

These condiments are placed on every table.Ikkoryu Fukuoka Ramen Shangri-La PlazaTaste and adjust the seasoning of your ramen to your liking using vinegar, chili oil, soy sauce and sesame seeds.

Ikkoryu Ramen offers soup dishes with stronger flavor and aroma that makes it different from the other ramen houses that I’ve eaten at so far. Best to try it out yourselves since taste is relative. But for what it’s worth, I have now finally satisfied my curious palate.

Besides, there is nothing that a hot bowl of soup ramen can’t fix.Ikkoryu Fukuoka Ramen Shangri-La Plaza

Contact Details

Level 5, East Wing, Shangri-La Mall
Shaw Blvd., cor. EDdsa, Mandaluyong
T: 477-8333

www.ikkoryu.ph
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ikkoryuph
Twitter: @ikkoryuph

Branches:
SM Aura
2nd Level, SM Aura Premier, 26th Street cor McKinley Parkway,
Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
T: 478-8333

Rockwell
P1 Concourse Level, Powerplant Mall,
Rockwell Center, Makati City
T: 897-8088

Alabang Town Center
LGF, The Gardens, Alabang Town Center, Muntinlupa City
T: 809-3333

Century City
Level3 Century City Mall, Kalayaan Avenue
Brgy. Poblacion Makati City
T: 811-0333

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