So if you guys have been following my brother’s blog, you all must be fellow fatties and food lovers. Trust me, I get it. I am le sister and there’s not much I enjoy more than filling my belly with yumminess =). I love hearing recommendation and reading food blogs to find out where I can find the next great joint. I hope you enjoy my addition to this blog.
I really like travelling and eating authentic cuisine all around the world. I was in Tokyo and Osaka last year and after have the amazing Japanese Ramen there, I find myself craving Ramen every once in awhile. I’ve heard about this Ramen Restaurant that always has a long line so I decided to give it a try. I am totally fine with long line ups and wait lists as long as the food is worth (just make sure I get a snack in before hand so I won’t be cranky =P).
179 Dundas St W. Toronto, ON M5G1Z8
Here’s the lineup. It was freezing this day, and to see that people were still willing to line up, I had to try it. (sorry for the blurry pictures, I clearly care about eating more than I care about photography, forgive me, better pictures can be found in future posts).
People all huddled together because of cold it was that night.
This place is easy to miss, so make sure you remember the name, or just look for the lineups on Dundas =).
Sansotei has a really small, simple, and cozy decor. Totally what I needed after freezing outside. I love when restaurants have simple menus. It’s easier for me to choose and I can usually depend on it to arrive quickly.
My boyfriend and I both got the classic, Tonkotsu Ramen – $9.25. Normally, we try to sample a few different dishes, but after waiting in a long line, we went for the dish Sansotei was known for.
It had a smooth, slightly thick, creamy and not too oily pork bone soup base. I really hate when I get a bowl of Ramen and the soup is really oily. I mean, I know fat is delicious but I don’t need my entire mouth and stomach filled with oil. It had perfectly flavoured pieces of pork on top. It was mostly meat, but it also had the perfect thin layer of fat on the edge (if three pieces isn’t enough for you, you can always add extra). I personally love runny eggs, but they had it cooked perfectly, not too runny and not too cooked. Don’t you hate getting a bowl of “ramen” and get instant noodles instead? Luckily, it wasn’t the case here. They also allow you to choose between thin and thick noodles. Obviously, this wasn’t as good as what I had in Osaka, but it’s the closest I can find. If you know of a better place, please leave it in the comment below, I’d love to try it!
For more information about the restaurant and menu, click here.
Hope you have an awesome day!