Jiro inspired Ramens are now called “G-kei” G=gattsuri=gut filling=gangsta. Billy has opened up 2-3years ago and is quickly gaining popularity. Funny to see even in Japan, the different styles taking time to expand into rural japan. Jiro style is a classic in Tokyo been around for 30 years now but is a new movement in northeast japan.
Anyway, these guys do it right. A super heavy tonkotsu soup condensed to gravy like consistency. The charsiu is clumps of fatty braised belly. Thick square chewy noodle House made .
The maze men, a soupless marinated noodle dish topped with lots of nori, was pretty good with a pepper kick but is shadowed to mediocrety beside it’s bigger brother
Even the tad of MSG is not bad in all it’s authenticity. As long as you have that inner 20 year old still in you, it’s pretty awesome. Guaranteed to sustain you for a bit over half a day.