ramen chef Keizo Shimamoto on Conan tonight

Tune in to Conan O’brien tonight to see ramen chef and Ramen Burger creator Keizo Shimamoto as he makes Ramen Burgers with Conan and teaches everyone proper ramen-eating techniques! On TBS at 11pm, or 10 Central. Check your TV guide!

ramen burger x heritage barbecue – san juan capistrano

They’re baaaaaack! You’re heard about it. You’ve dreamt about it. And now you can have it, for one day only. Ramen Shack/Keizo Shimamoto is teaming up with Heritage Barbecue to bring you their first collaboration: the Ramen Burger, featuring Heritage Barbecue’s cold-smoked ground brisket patties with Keizo’s “secret shoyu” sauce and handmade ramen buns. This…

ramen shack – san juan capistrano, ca

If you’re a regular to this blog or to the ramen scene, you probably already know or have heard of Keizo Shimamoto, the ramen wizard who quit his job to pursue ramen full time and who invented the ramen burger sensation. You may also know that Keizo had a thriving ramen burger stand and popups…

goramen, gofundme

Some sad news from Ramen Shack owner and ramen burger innovator Keizo Shimamoto: Due to recents events involving COVID-19 and the closure of all three of my businesses (Ramen Shack, Ramen Burger, Shimamoto Noodle), I would like to help raise funds for my employees most affected and also help out my past employees that are…

new york ramen school!

“A once-in-a-lifetime ramen school will be coming to New York in November.” What else do you need to know? This special event will run from Nov 13 to 17 in New York. You’ll get a crash course in 5 different kinds of Broth, Tare, Toppings, Aroma Oils, and Noodles. Meet Keizo Shimamoto of Ramen Burger…

tampopo on the big screen(!) and other links

Any ramen fan who hasn’t watched Tampopo, the movie on ramen (I’ve seen it at least a half dozen times!), now’s your chance to see it on the big screen. The 4k Restored version is running at Film Forum in NY for the next 2 weeks. While you’re in NY, why not stop by for…

red ramen burger

There’s the original ramen burger, made by ramen chef Keizo Shimamoto, which has been a huge hit, but only available in limited areas. Apparently it’s made a big enough splash for Red Robin to take notice. Red Robin is introducing their own version, dubbed the Red Ramen Burger. The Red Ramen Burger will be available…

ramen shack – brooklyn, ny

New York. 5 days. 1 stomach. 8 bowls of ramen. Day 2: dinner time! I’ve been looking forward to tonight for a long, long time. If you’re a ramen fan, you’ve probably heard the story of Keizo Shimamoto, a ramen fan who took his love of ramen to the next level. A few years ago,…

chicken ramen soup

It’s not exactly an easy recipe, but if you’re curious about what goes into making a ramen soup from scratch, here’s ramen chef Keizo Shimamoto’s take on a chicken-based ramen broth. Actual ingredients and step by step recipe here!

ramen burger west coast debut

The Ramen Burger made their West Coast debut at the Torrance Mitsuwa today starting at 11am. My group arrived around 9:45 and ended up being around the 260th place in line. After a very long wait, we managed to get our burgers a little before 1:30pm. So how was it? It was great! The burger…

ramen burger preview

The Ramen Burger, invented by blogger and chef Keizo Shimamoto, has taken the East Coast food world by storm. Those of us on the left coast, though, have to settle for either making our own, or settling for pale imitations. …or do we…stay tuned…

ramen movie AND dinner in NYC

See the premiere of Ramen Dreams and other food documentaries on Oct 19 in NYC. Not only does the ticket include all movies, you also get a bento box, help support the Food Bank for NYC, and you get to experience Ramen Dreams star Chef Keizo Shimamoto‘s U.S. debut! Yes, Keizo will be serving his…