Only 6 steps (with cute illustrations) and 2 minutes needed to understand the full history of ramen in Japan!
April 3, 2019
It all began in Yokohama, a Japanese port city in 1850.
The Chinatown appeared in Yokohama with the opening of the port in 1859. Chinese restaurants were opened one after another by Chinese people who cherishes the taste of their country, and food stalls that offered a simple dish of noodles started to appear mainly in Chinatown.Then boom! This simple dish of noodles (ramen) becomes an iconic japanese dish....
No, wait! There is in fact a history of development for ramen to grow as a nowadays popular dish. Let's break down the history of Japanese ramen in 6 simple steps! Be ready to feel for yourself the inseparable "special" relationship between Japanese people and ramen!