IPPUDO opens second branch to serve ramen connoisseurs

World famous restaurant features casual, family style dining with an open kitchen

January 22nd 2015, Bangkok – IPPUDO, the world-famous ramen restaurant chain from Japan, today opened its second branch at The Emporium Shopping Complex. This second outlet comes less than six months since the opening of its first restaurant in August 2013 at Central Embassy.

With over 80 stores in Japan, and about 45 international stores in places such as New York, Sydney, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taipei, Seoul, Shanghai, Kuala Lumpur, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Bangkok, Manila, Jakarta and London. IPPUDO (pronounced ih-PU-doh) has gained a worldwide following with customers patiently queuing for a taste of what many have dubbed “cosmos in a bowl”: a signature rich and flavourful tonkotsu (pork-based) broth combined with delicate hand-pulled noodles made from a secret recipe.

 

IPPUDO at Central Embassy has proven to be highly popular, with both Bangkok and international diners queuing up, eager for a taste of IPPUDO’s renowned ramen and other signature dishes.

 

The second outlet is located on the 4th floor of The Emporium and features a casual, family style dining with an open kitchen.  IPPUDO will continue to serve its signature ramen dishes to loyal ramen connoisseurs -  the classic Hakata-style Shiromaru Motoaji (IPPUDO's original tonkotsu broth served with ultra-thin noodles, pork loin, bean sprouts, kikurage mushroom & spring onions), the refined modern style Akamaru Shinaji  (IPPUDO's original tonkotsu broth enhanced with special blended miso paste and fragrant garlic oil and served with thin noodles, pork belly, kikurage mushroom and spring onions), and the spicy special, Karaka-Men (IPPUDO's original tonkotsu broth with special spicy miso, cashew nuts & ground pork), along with all-time favourite side dishes including Hakata Gyoza, Pork Bun, Seared Salmon Roll with Mentaiko and Bakuretsu Tofu.

 

New items on the menu features the three signature ramen with Kakuni (tender pork cubes simmered in IPPUDO special soy sauce) topping, the seasonal Shoyu Ramen featuring special chicken clear broth served with IPPUDO’s homemade pork loin,thick and straigh noodles, bamboo shoots, leeks, narutomaki fishcake and spinach and Matcha Parfait, green tea ice cream and served with red bean paste, corn flakes and mochi.

As IPPUDO’s second outlet is located in a predominantly residential neighbourhood,  the restaurant also plans to introduce a children’s menu, making Thailand the second country in Asia to offer this.

The IPPUDO empire was founded in 1985 in Japan’s ramen capital of Hakata (Fukuoka City) by Shigemi Kawahara. Crowned the Ramen King in 2005, Kawahara holds a place in the Ramen Hall of Fame after winning the championship three consecutive times on a reputable TV show ramen competition. In an interview, he told the reporter, “I strongly desire that through a humble bowl of ramen, the Japanese spirit can be spread around the world.”

As in their outlets worldwide, IPPUDO will ensure a consistent quality here by using fresh local products, secret soup recipes, and authentic Japanese cooking methods and ramen production.  At IPPUDO, the noodles are made fresh and in-house daily.


IPPUDO Ramen Comes to Central Embassy

Renowned Japanese dining restaurant to serve its signature noodles to ramen connoisseurs 

 August 28th 2014, Bangkok – Internationally-acclaimed Japanese eatery IPPUDO brings

the ultimate ramen experience to Thailand with the opening of its first outlet at luxury shopping centre, Central Embassy.

With over 80 stores in Japan, and about 40 international stores in places such as New York, Sydney, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taipei, Seoul, Shanghai, Kuala Lumpur, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Beijing and Chengdu, IPPUDO (pronounced ih-PU-doh) has gained a worldwide following with customers patiently queuing for a taste of what many have dubbed “cosmos in a bowl”: a signature rich and flavourful tonkotsu (pork-based) broth combined with delicate hand-pulled noodles made from a secret recipe.

 

Since its soft opening on August 22nd, the restaurant has seen non-stop queues with Bangkokians and foreigners eager for a taste of IPUDDO’s renowned ramen and other signature dishes.

The IPPUDO empire was founded in 1985 in Japan’s ramen capital of Hakata (Fukuoka City) by Shigemi Kawahara. Crowned the Ramen King in 2005, Kawahara holds a place in the Ramen Hall of Fame after winning the championship three consecutive times on a reputable TV show ramen competition. In an interview, he told the reporter, “I strongly desire that through a humble bowl of ramen, the Japanese spirit can be spread around the world.”

Speaking about his newest opening, Kawahara said, “I am excited to introduce IPPUDO to Thailand, a country of warm people andwonderful cuisine. I hope you will be able to share the IPPUDO ramen experience with your family and friends. After all, it is more than just a bowl of noodles. Through ramen, we communicate our Japanese culture and traditions in many ways that will continue forever the warm friendship Japan and Thailand shares.”

The 96-seater Bangkok outlet is located on the third floor of the recently opened Central Embassy and aims to wow Bangkokians seven days a week with authentic Japanese ramen in a quality, dynamic ambience and hospitable service.  As in their outlets worldwide, IPPUDO will ensure a consistent quality here by using fresh local products, secret soup recipes, and authentic Japanese cooking methods and ramen production.  At IPPUDO, the noodles are made fresh and in-house daily. 

In addition to their famous signature ramen dishes: the classic Hakata-style Shiromaru Motoaji (IPPUDO's original tonkotsu broth served with ultra-thin noodles, pork loin, bean sprouts, kikurage mushroom & spring onions), the refined modern style Akamaru Shinaji  (IPPUDO's original tonkotsu broth enhanced with special blended miso paste and fragrant garlic oil and served with thin noodles, pork belly, kikurage mushroom and spring onions), and the spicy special, Karaka-Men(IPPUDO's original tonkotsu broth with special spicy miso, cashew nuts & ground pork), diners can also expect other culinary delights such as Hakata Gyoza (classic Ippudo's original pan-fried dumplings); Pork Bun (steamed bun with juicy braised pork belly and IPPUDO original sauce); Bakuretsu Tofu (spicy tofu and minced pork with crispy noodle in a hot stone pot); Salmon Roll (lightly seared fresh salmon roll seasoned with delicious mentaiko and topped with cod roe); Chashu Tsukune Teppan (juicy minced pork served with fried noodle bits topped with a poached egg on hot plate); and much more.

The restaurant also incorporates a well-stocked bar where diners can select from a variety of drinks and cocktails that have been carefully chosen to complement the menu.