Bangsar Shopping Centre
When we think of ramen, most of us associate it with our college years’ go-to cheap meal, but the number of ramen restaurants steadily cropping up in the Klang Valley is here to show that there is more to this Japanese noodle soup dish. Opening its third outlet in upscale Bangsar, Japan’s famous Ippudo offers a distinctive outdoor ramen dining experience. The spacious dining area relies heavily on wooden furnishing, which gives a comfortably soothing ambience as you eat. But Ippudo’s true appeal lies in its tonkotsu – a milky beige pork bone reduction that is rich in flavour but without the overpowering smell and taste of pork. Try their classic Hakata-style ramen Shiromaru Motoaji, with ultra-thin noodles perfectly cooked al-dente, tender pork loin, bean sprouts, kikurage (a type of fungus) and spring onions immersed in their signature tonkotsu broth.
But IPPUDO is also a great place to meet up for drinks. Located at the Bangsar Shopping Centre outlet, IPPUDO Japanese Bar is a full-fledged Japanese concept bar with a variety of sake and Japanese whisky. Incorporating IPPUDO’s world renowned service standards and quality, IPPUDO Bar provides customers with authentic Japanese alcohol to complement their Japanese fine dining.
Now IPPUDO customers can experience authentic ramen and a relaxing bar area where they can complete the ramen dining experience with selective Japanese whisky and the finest sake. IPPUDO will continuously deliver a
Eating & Drinking 2015/2016
Lot C4.07.00, Connection Level 4,Pavilion KL,168, Jalan Bukit Bintang,55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (03 2110 6233);
Lot-T218, 3rd Floor,The Gardens Mall, Lingkaran Syed Putra, 59200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (03 2201 6238);
Lot G110 Ground Floor, Bangsar Shopping Centre, Jalan Maarof, 59000 Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (03 2011 6238/ www.ippudo.com.my)