Back-to-Back Ramen Contests

April 22, 2017 10:00 amtoApril 23, 2017 6:00 pm

 

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Street Ramen Contest

Saturday, April 22 from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.

6th Avenue between 24th 25th Streets

Admission: $10 for 1 bowl of ramen

Explore an array of Japanese ramen styles at this tasting extravaganza. Ramen shops from New York, New Jersey, Boston, and even Japan will go head-to-head to see who will be crowned the ultimate champion – as voted on by Fes attendees. So gather your #ramensquad and join Japan Fes. for their Ramen Contest!

Participants

  • Mendokoro Wakamusha from Fukushima, Japan – Fukushima Chicken Paitan Noodle
  • Menya Masamune from Miyagi, Japan – The Epitome of Shio Ramen
  • Kacho Hu Getsu from Yamagata, Japan – Shrimp Wonton Ramen
  • Yume Wo Katare from Boston – Gattsuri Maze Soba
  • Snappy Ramen from Boston – Veggie Tomato Ramen
  • Batten Ramen from New Jersey – Spicy Miso Ramen
  • Shuya Cafe de Ramen from NewYork – Bluefin Tuna Paitan Ramen
  • Uminoie from New York – Agodashi Shoyu Ramen
  • Mentoku from New York – Corn Ramen with Whipped Cream
  • Mew Men from New York – Shoyu-Chintan
  • Kishuya Ramen Noodle Bar from New York – Shoyu Tonkotsu Ramen
  • Menya Hinata from New York – Nikumiso Ramen

Purchase three types of ramen at $10 each, and you’ll receive a free drink.

Other Vendors

  • Ichiran: Ramen set
  • Tea and Milk: Bubble Tea
  • Tanaka Taisan: Face art
  • Tanaka Yoshie: Pottery and jewelry
  • Tokyo Circus: Tenugui
  • Goshiki USA: Printing
  • Amnet: Yo-Yo Fishing

Performances

  • 11:30 a.m. – Takarabune: Awaodori
  • 12:30 p.m. – Takuro x Dancer SaUrI: Live painting
  • 1:30 p.m. – Kohei&TiA: Live music
  • 2:30 p.m. – Takarabune: Awaodori
  • 3:30 p.m. – Kohei&TiA: Live music
  • 4:30 p.m. – Takuro x Dancer SaUrI: Live painting

If you can’t attend on Saturday – or if you find yourself craving more ramen – Japan Fes. is having another ramen contest in Queens the VERY NEXT DAY.

 

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Ramen Contest and Japan Street Fes: Queens

Sunday, April 23 from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.

Steinway Street between Broadway and 34th Avenue, Astoria

Admission: $10 for 1 bowl of ramen

Participants

  • Mendokoro Wakamusha from Fukushima, Japan – Fukushima Chicken Paitan Noodle
  • Menya Masamune from Miyagi, Japan – The Epitome of Shio Ramen
  • Kacho Hu Getsu from Yamagata, Japan – Shrimp Wonton Ramen
  • Yume Wo Katare from Boston – Gattsuri Maze Soba
  • Snappy Ramen from Boston – Veggie Tomato Ramen
  • Batten Ramen from New Jersey – Spicy Miso Ramen
  • Shuya Cafe de Ramen from NewYork – Bluefin Tuna Paitan Ramen
  • Uminoie from New York – Agodashi Shoyu Ramen
  • Kogane Ramen from New York – Spicy Miso Ramen
  • Okidoki from New York – Astoria Shoyu Ramen

Other Food Vendors

  • Sam’s Ice Cream: Fried Ice Cream
  • Moffle Bar: Mochi-filled Waffle
  • Karl’s Balls: Takoyaki
  • Teineiya: Grilled Squid/Japanese Soda
  • Okonomi: Okonomiyaki
  • Uminoie: Yakisoba
  • Harmony of shining women Foundation:H awaiian Coffee and Japanese Handmade Crafts
  • Yamasu Japan: Mochi, Miso Soup, Snacks
  • Resobox: Curry Udon
  • Dangoya masa: Dango
  • Chopsticks Sweets Corner
  • Bokksu: Japanese Snack Subscription
  • Metsuzaka Curry: Curry Rice
  • Omoto chan: Hashimaki
  • Tea and Milk: Bubble Tea
  • Jessie Foodie: Oyaki, Side Dish
  • Wagashiya Miyuki & Brooklyn Floss: Cotton Candy and Wagashi

Japanese Shops

  • Vertex management Corp: Internet Tutoring
  • Mingei Japan: Japanese Crafts
  • Amnet: Yo-Yo Fishing
  • Tanaka Taisan: Face art
  • High Quality Video: DVDs
  • Tokyo Circus: Tenugui

Performances

  • 11:00 a.m. – Takarabune: Awaodori
  • 12:00 p.m. – Takuro x Dancer SaUrI: Live painting
  • 1:00 p.m. – Kohei&TiA: Live music
  • 2:00 p.m. – Takarabune: Awaodori
  • 3:00 p.m. – Kohei&TiA: Live music
  • 4:00 p.m. – Takuro x Dancer SaUrI: Live painting
  • 5:00 p.m. – Takarabune: Awaodori

For more information please visit the Japan Fes. Facebook page.