Enjoy Tonkotsu-ish Ramen in Shibuya, Tokyo

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Tonkuru is a small tonkotsu-ish ramen shop in the Sasazuka area of Shibuya, Tokyo. I say tonkotsu-ish because normal tonkotsu ramen is a heavier, creamy pork bone broth.

This is lighter. Different. A broth from a mix of ingredients that is unique. And unique is often what you’re after when trying different ramen shops.

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The soup here is made with pork, chicken, and fish. They strive to make an easy to slurp ramen with minimal seasonings so the customer can focus on the delicate umami.” (RamenAdventures)

Here’s a 360-view of the interior of this teeny-tiny ramen shop. Love the almost home kitchen-like vibe of the place.

+Map pin to Tonkuru +Directions from Sasazuka Station

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This blurb is from the October 15th, 2020 issue of TokyoSpark titled "Ramen Special! Tonkotsu-ish Ramen, the First Ramen Shop, & Ramen Championships".