Tokyo Joe’s Sushi Factory in Richmond has opened a sister restaurant
across the street called Tokyo Joe’s Ramen Okawari. It is in the same area as
Price Smart Foods and Dinesty.
because I’ve walked by this restaurant before and I was captivated by their ramen pictures.
Apparently, they use ginseng, Japanese raisin tree, antler, roasted garlic,
astragalus membranaceus, angelicae gigantis radix, jujube, and ancanthopanacis
cortex in their Okawari Ramen.
get to try two things for around a dollar more.
Combo 5 ($9.95) which contains a small okawari ramen and four pieces of
sashimi (two salmon, two tuna).The waitress said the small ramen is about half
the size of a regular one so I was worried that it would not be
enough food. However, the small ramen surprisingly filled me up good.
fishcake, bean sprouts, and half an egg. I was really disappointed by the egg
because I expected it to be soft and yolky but it was just hardboiled. Meta
Knight didn’t mind it so much but I didn’t like it at all.
was way better than my expectations.
His was much larger than mine. Not that I’m complaining. 😛
The ‘herb broth soup’ was very clear and mild. Their soup base is completely
different from the ones you get at Kintaro, Santouka…etc. It is not rich nor
super flavourful nor fatty. It tastes more like herby soy clean broth.
ginseng in his soup!
and the ‘small’ ramen you get from a combo. Overall, I think the ramen was good, but it IS different and way healthier so it just depends on what you like and your personal preference for ramen.