I had the great pleasure of dining at their Burbank location and was blown away. This was my first time enjoying “REAL” ramen and it did not disappoint! I also brought my son for hist first ramen experience. He was a bit skeptical at first but he devoured his bowl quickly!
Lycheetini: If you love lychees, you’ll LOVE this martini! Very refreshing and light.
House Salad: As an add-on to my ramen bowl, it’s assorted mixed greens with cherry tomatoes and their original house Japanese dressing. I think the dressing has ginger in the recipe and it’s fantastic! Very robust flavor!
Crispy Chicken: Juicy chicken thigh meat fried with garlic pepper and served with mixed greens and ponzu sauce.
JINYA bun: There version of a steamed bun with slow-braised pork chashu, cucumber, and mixed greens. Topped with kewpie mayo and JINYA’s original bun sauce. Tender meat and and soft steamed bun.
Tokyo Tonkotsu Ramen: Pork broth, pork chashu, green onions, kikurage (wood ear mushroom), onion, egg, fish powder, and thin noodles. This. Was. Amazing! I absolutely recommend this! It’s also the “Chef’s Special” at the Burbank location until the end of the month (02/28/2018) for $13.50! This is a GREAT value for the volume of food.
Panna Cotta: House-made custard with a caramel cream sauce, graham cracker cubes and vanilla bean ice cream. To. Die. For! Served in a chilled martini glass and miniature spoon – let’s get bougie! haha!
Their inside seating is minimal and seemed “cramped”. We decided to dine outside at their gorgeous fire pit. Very spacious outside seating/patio area. There were other tables near the fire pit with patio heaters. Watching the flames dance around the black ‘lava rocks’ was mesmerizing. The weather was cool and brisk with a slight breeze – so the warm of the fire pit was welcomed.
Our server was attentive and polite, explaining the menu options. She even ensured we got the Happy Hour pricing with the add-ons to our meals.
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