Last month, we had an article up about Yokohama Ramen Joint opening up soon in Wichita. Now many times when a restaurant announces they are coming soon to town that usually means months and sometimes over a year.
Well I had the chance to speak with Jack Fukuda this afternoon and he confirmed they are indeed having their Grand Opening on April 24th…….just in time for my birthday? Coincidence…… my stomach doesn’t think so.
We have a couple exclusives one of which is their welcome sign which includes translations from about 30 different countries. It’s a pretty cool site to see:
The variety of Yokohama Ramen Join’s main dish “Ramen” is reflected in their “Welcome Sign”.
Not only do they have original pork-base broth, but they also have pork-free broth, chicken broth, vegetarian and vegan broth. After that you’ll have the option of original Ramen noodles or Gluten-free noodles to match any broth you want.
They wanted to insure everyone from any religion, any type specific health or eating needs could be served an enjoy the goodness that is to come of Yokohama Ramen Joint. On top of that, the highlight of their dessert menu is their Original Cream Puff that is made from scratch from Beard Papa’s located in Towne East Mall……something I actually had with my niece the other week. She gives them two thumbs up. They also have a signature “Annin Tofu” which is the most popular dessert in every Ramen shop in Japan. Admittedly, I have never had them before and hope to do so at their Pre-Opening Event.
Wait…..did I say Pre-Opening Event? Yes I did and you may be able to attend as well. Thanks to Yokohama Ramen Joint, we are giving away two tickets to their Pre-Opening Event. All you have to do to get a chance is to head to our Facebook Page, Like Us and Share the Yokohama Story we’ve posted on there to your friends. We will choose one lucky winner to bring their friend to the Pre-Opening Event which is sure to be a delicious time.
As a refresher, Yokohama Ramen Joint is located at 613 W Douglas in Delano which is already full of great restaurants. Don’t worry about parking issues. There’s street parking on the S Oak St & Douglas Avenue. Jack also mentions they are so blessed that there’s about 500 Free Parking Spaces in-between the Monarch and Lawrence-Dumont Stadium!
They will be open 7 days a week. 11am-8pm from Sunday to Thur, 11am-9pm for Friday & Saturday.
Jack sent over their menu and here’s a glimpse of what it looks like. Just be aware that there could be some minor changes to it:
Appetizer おつまみ1. Calamari Tempura カラマリの天ぷらCalamari tempura with jalapeño ponzu sauce2. Home-made Gyoza 手作り餃子Hand made pan-fried pork and vegetable Japanese potstickers3.Fried vegetarian Gyoza 揚げ野菜餃子Deep fried vegetarian Gyoza4. Age Ebi-Shumai 揚げ海老シュウマイFried shrimp Dumplings with special sauce5. Takoyaki たこ焼きBall shaped baked octopus pastry6.Tebasaki Kara-age 手羽先のから揚げJapanese style fried chicken wing7.Tori Kara-age 鶏のから揚げJapanese style boneless fried chicken with QP mayo and Lemon8. Tuna Tataki まぐろのたたきSeared fresh tuna sashimi with special garlic ponzu(We use only fresh Tuna.Not frozen package tuna!)9. Kurobuta Sausage 黒豚ソーセージBlack Pork Japanese Sausage10. Hawaiian Style Edamame ハワイ風 枝豆Boiled soybean in shell, lightly salted, Season w European butter and Garlic11. Maguro Sashimi まぐろの刺身We use only fresh tuna sashimi with home made sashimi sauceSalad サラダ1. Tuna Poke Salad まぐろのポキサラダFresh tuna, sea salt, sesame oil, soy sauce, special sauce, chef’s choice salad2. Japanese Style Potato Salad 昔ながらのポテトサラダPotato, Fuji apple, onion, carrots with QP Mayo, special seasoning3. Chef’s Special salad(Ask our Severs) シェフのスペシャルサラダChef’s choice Fresh seasonal organic vegetable with house made Deep roasted Sesame DressingRice Dish ご飯もの1. Steamed Rice ごはんWhite rice2. Fried Rice (Pork or Chicken) (Shrimp add $2) チャーハン3. Teriyaki Chicken bowl テリヤキ丼grilled chicken with home made delicious teriyaki sauce rice bowl4. Chashu bowl チャーシュー丼Roasted pork cuts rice bowl5. zuke-Maguro bowl 漬けマグロ丼special Marinated fresh tuna with scallion, Roasted shredded seaweed, sesame seed over riceNoodles 麺もの
We have pork free soup(chicken and veg broth), vegan broth. Gluten free noodles1. Yokohama Style Ramen (Tonkotsu Shoyu) 横浜家系 豚骨醤油ラーメン2. Shoyu Ramen 昔ながらの醤油ラーメン3. Chashu Ramen チャーシュー麺4. Tonkotsu Ramen 豚骨ラーメン5. Miso Ramen 味噌ラーメン6. Spicy Garlic Miso Ramen ちょい辛ガーリック味噌ラーメン7. Vegetarian Ramen (Shoyu or Miso)？ベジタリアンラーメン（味噌又は醤油）8. Vegan Ramen (Shoyu or Miso) ビーガンラーメン （味噌又は醤油）9. Gluten-Free Miso Ramen (Only Miso) グルテンフリー味噌ラーメン10. Yakisoba (shrimp add $2) 焼きそばTopping トッピング1. Butter バター2. Corn コーン3. Nori のり4. Kimchi 特選キムチ5. Seasoned soft boil egg 半熟味付け卵6. Chashu チャーシュー7. Bamboo shoots メンマ8. Spicy sauce 秘伝のスパイシーソース9. Garlic Flake ガーリック フレーク10. Wakame ワカメ11. Extra Noodle 麺一人前Sweets デザート1. Original Fresh and Natural Cream Puff ビアードパパのシュークリーム2. Choco Choco Lava Cake ベルギーチョコレートのフォンダンショコラ3. Matcha White Chocolate Fondant 抹茶ホワイトチョコのフォンダンショコラ4. Annin Tofu 杏仁豆腐5. Ice Cream Puff (Seasonal) 手作りソフトアイスクリームシュー6. Ice cream(seasonal)Beverage 飲み物1. Coke Products (Free-Refill)2. Fresh Brewer Ice Tea (Free-Refill)3. Fresh Brewer Coffee (20oz cup)4. Flavored Lupicia Green Tea (pot)5. Original Japanese Green Tea (20oz cup)6. Flavored Slushy (24oz cup)7. Root Beer Float
Lot of tasty looking options on that menu. This isn’t your typical Ramen either. I’d almost call it Ramen that’s grown-up with character.
I know at least a few of my friends are reading this and I will have to apologize in advance when I blow your phones up constantly to go with me every day to try as much of their menu as possible.
That does it from here. Be sure head to our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/wichitabyeb for your chance to attend their Pre-Opening!
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