Tatsushi – Ramen Day

I was so impressed with dinner at Tatsushi that I had to attend Tatsushi’s Ramen Day.  Which occurs once a month.

Tatsushi provides three different ramen being the classic shio (salt), curry and spicy miso. The ramen is served in a bowl with spring onion, sprouts and generally char sui (pork meat).   You can add additional toppings such as  egg, sprouts, seaweed and noodles at an additional cost.

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The tables are moved around to look like a typical ramen bar in Japan, where patrons generally sit along a bench facing the kitchen slurping their ramen and then quickly leave.

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During the ramen days, you are encouraged to order your ramen at the counter and then find an available seat.

Spicy Ramen – The ramen comes fairly quickly.   For the price that I paid I was expecting a few pieces of char sui.  However it came with only one very thinly sliced pork.   The broth was clear, full of flavour with a bit of oil at the top which you would expect in ramen.   The spicy miso paste came in a separate serving dish where you can opt to add as much or as little of the spicy miso paste as you want.   without thinking i opted to put the whole thing in.   It was a little spicy but not overpowering spicy.

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The egg was perhaps the highlight.  Beautifully flavoured, giving off a delicate sweet but savoury flavour.  The yolk itself was nice cooked where it was ever so slightly undercooked, that it looked runny but was not runny.

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Location:  99 Victoria Street, Wellington, New Zealand 6011

 

 

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