藏味拉麵 Tibetan Ramen
藏味拉麵 Tibetan Ramen Review
The Taipei ramen restaurant is called 藏味拉麵 and translates to Tibetan Ramen.
This place was recommended to me by a local and can only be found in a small alley down the street from Jingnan Station. They’re open until 9pm normally and will stay open later if there’s a line. They’ll stay open until they run out of broth.
It’s a small ramen shop with less than 10 seats and it’s one of Taipei’s best kept secrets! The menu is only available in Chinese but if you’re will to use Google Translate and go out of your comfort zone, it’s worth the journey
5/5 Pork broth ramen NT$280 (it’s the 3rd box on the left, from the top): This is a little different from the typical tonkotsu broth you would get at any other ramen restaurant. It’s thick, but at a much lower salt level. I didn’t have to drink as much water as other tonkotsu ramen restaurants. The lower salt level made it more enjoyable for the entire meal.
Thinly cut slices of pork made it easy for the broth to be soaked in making each bite full of flavor. To my surprise, there was chicken in this ramen. I can’t read any Chinese and just order things. The chicken was thinly sliced (boiled, I think) and was super juicy. It added another level to the textures of the ramen.
The soft-boiled egg was extremely perfect. I don’t know if they added something to it (or a special type of egg), but the yolk was a little sweet. As soon as I cut open the egg the yolk mixed in with the broth and kicked things up a notch!
I had to take moments to breath during the meal because I was eating too fast. It’s so good, it might kill you. Remember to breath.
I left super stuffed, but immediately wanted to go back. Until next time!
藏味拉麵 Tibetan Ramen Menu And Additional Photos
藏味拉麵 Tibetan Ramen Location
It’s food, but you’re not going to enjoy it
Didn’t meet minimum meal expectations
Satisfying and an adequate meal.
So good you’ll eat here again!
You will remember this meal for the rest of your life!
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