$100 ramen in Tokyo: Overpriced or totally worth it?

Originally published on Sora News by Oona McGee


We splurge on luxury noodles with a luxury price tag.

When you’re looking for a cheap meal to fill you up in Japan, you can’t go past a steaming hot bowl of ramen. However, if you’re looking to pay through the nose for noodles, there are a few places where you can do that too, and Matsusakagyuu Ramen Hitori Shabu Shabu Matsutora in Tokyo’s Akasaka district is one such place.

▼ The restaurant’s mouthful of a name translates to “Matsusaka Beef Ramen Solo Shabu Shabu Pine Tree Tiger”, with “shabu shabu” referring to Japanese hotpot.

Matsusaka beef

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