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Shinagawa opened in June 2013 as the second brand of the popular Ikebukuro shop 'Basso Drill Man'. That outlet deals in ramen with a rich chicken-based soup, but the main offering at this branch is simple chuka soba, which they say aims for a 'classic taste that doesn't get caught up in trends'. The soup is a blend of seafood and meat, including pork and carefully selected hinai-jidori chicken, and goes extremely well with the delicate, refined taste and smooth texture of the homemade medium-thin noodles. The simple toppings include chashu pork slices, green onions, and bamboo shoots. This exquisite but simplistic dish made this joint the talk of 2013.



4-19-14 Nishi-Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo

Transport Kanamecho Station (Yurakucho, Fukutoshin lines)

Telephone 03 5926 6178

Open 11.30am-3.30pm


Please note: All information is correct at the time of writing but is subject to change without notice.

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