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Is this Japan's Most Mouthwatering Ramen?

Ryotaro  Restaurants  Food & Drink  Escapes  Hidden Japan   Ramen is one of Japan's best loved dishes. We're off to Kitakata, where the dish has shaped the towns identity. 日本語字幕付!

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