Ippudo Ramen and Top Juice, Westfield Sydney

Oh did I say Adriano Zumbo’s The Lab was our number one favourite? In fact… Ippudo Ramen is our Hall of the Fame! HaHa :) Our first encounter with Ippudo Ramen was a very memorable experience, a few years ago when we walked pass a ramen restaurant in Osaka, Japan we were so surprised to see a super long queue near midnight, turned out it was one of the most popular ramen chained restaurant - Ippudo! Originated from Fukuoka in 1985, now Ippudo has arrived in Australia, how fortunate we are!

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While we were waiting in the line Little Monster sat at bar and the pretty bartender gave him a mocktail! So nice!

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The menu is the same as Japan’s featuring two types of ramen: Akamaru Shinaji and Shiromaru Motoaji.

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I particular like the Shiromaru - it’s a Hakata classic with pork loin chashu, sesame kikurage mushrooms and menma. The tonkotsu soup base was as good as the one we had in Japan! Very rich and flavoursome!

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 Mr F loves the Akamaru with extra Chashu, the Tonkotsu soup noodles topped with Ippudo’s secret “Umami Dama” miso paste.

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We also had Gyoza Dumplings and Ippudo BBQ Pork Bun. Very tasty!

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After such a wonderful meal we went to Top Juice to get Little Monster’s favourite Banana Smoothie as well as my dear Strawberries Dipped in Chocolate  :)

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Ippudo
Address: Shop 5021, Level 5, Westfield Sydney, 188 Pitt St Sydney NSW 2000
Phone: 02 8078 7020
Web: http://www.ippudo.com.au
Opening Hours: Mon-Sun 11am-11pm

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Top Juice
Address: Shop 5007A, Level 5, Westfield Sydney, 188 Pitt St Sydney
Phone: 02 8246 9051
Web: http://www.topjuice.com.au

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