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Ramen Senka Menya
This popular restaurant offers curry and ramen featuring special local tomatoes called Kitamoto Tomato. They serve unique regional cuisine including Kitamoto Tomato Curry (750 yen) and Tomatomen (tomato noodle - 750 yen) with white soup which is very unusual for ramen. They also have a basic ramen menu. The restaurant has a homey atmosphere and is always busy with families.
- 3-100-22 Azuma, Kitamoto-shi, Saitama
- Contact No.
- 10-min walk from JR Kitamoto Station
- Opening Hours / Holidays
- 11:30-14:00, 17:00-22:30 (L.O. 22:00)
Closed on Mondays
- Time Required
- 30 minutes
- Other Information
- Average price per person: up to 1,000 yen for lunch and dinner Menu: Kitamoto Tomato Curry 750 yen, Tomatomen (tomato noodle) 750 yen
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Regional Specialty Menu Featuring Kitamoto Tomato
Kitamoto is known for its tomato production. You can enjoy unique dishes that utilize a tangy and a savory flavor of tomato at this restaurant. They offer Kitamoto Tomato Curry which won the grand prize in B-kyu Gourmet Grand Prix in 2011. B-kyu gourmet or B-class gourmet refers to a casual inexpensive regional food. The restaurant also serves innovative Tomatomen (tomato ramen).
Kitamoto Tomato Curry: Popular B-kyu Groumet!
There are some guidelines to be recognized as Kitamoto Tomato Curry. They have to use tomatoes in the curry roux. Tomatoes, onions and green peppers are stewed for a long time at this restaurant. They also have to incorporate tomatoes in rice and use tomatoes as a topping. This is a healthy curry that has a concentrated flavor of the delicious tomatoes.
Tomatomen with Unique White Soup
Tomatomen (750 yen) consists of a milk-based consomme soup and noodles that are kneaded with tomatoes. A peeled whole tomato is topped on the noodles. The bowl also has boiled broccoli, cabbage and cured ham making it somewhat like western-style dish.