Giving chocolate to your Valentine’s date is a conventional way of showing your love to that special someone. How about buying a bowl of chocolate ramen as a novelty for this special occasion?
Korakuen, a ramen restaurant chain from Japan, is bringing back their iconic Chocolate Ramen (JPY640), alongside a new lover, the White Chocolate Ramen (JPY640) to celebrate the Valentine’s Day spirit, available till 11 March 2020.
I could only wish to try these bowls of ramen, if only I was on vacation in Japan right now. I suppose I will have to admire it from afar, much like how I’d admire my crush on Valentine’s.
Korakuen is definitely not the first restaurant to sell this chocolate ramen, but they are one of the restaurants that do offer it tsukemen-style—where one has to dip the noodles into the chocolate broth, or use chocolate as a topping.
Instead, dishes like their Chocolate Ramen has chocolate topped on the bowl of ramen, alongside cocoa oil, which is added to the soy sauce-based broth.
The new Valentine’s Day star of this season, is the White Chocolate Ramen. On the surface, it actually looks like normal ramen, but do not be fooled. The bowl of