Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Dine With Me: Hakata Ikkousha

Hello, lovelies~ If you live in Jakarta, particularly near Pantai Indah Kapuk or Muara Karang, you would be very familiar with Hakata Ikkousha. For those who aren't familiar with it, it is a ramen restaurant. Since my love for noodles (and their kind) is never ending, we went there a few weekends ago.

The place is quite spacious for a ramen place, probably because they're that good. They have sofa options for those who want to lounge around after eating their bowl of ramen. I didn't snap pictures of the interior as I was fumbling over the menu and what to order.

Why fumble, Phanie? Have you never been to Ikkousha before? 
Yep. I have never been to Ikkousha before. 
There. I said it.
Ya' happy?!

Anyway, my brother (the regular) suggested the Special Light broth for me since I'm not such a big fan of pork-based ramen and there isn't any shoyu or shio broth. I prefer shoyu or shio based broth because it suits my palette better and it is way less richer compared to pork-based broth. My brother ordered the Special Light Tam Tam and Mr. G chose the usual Special broth.

Mine was the first one to reach the table. The ramen was cooked to my liking, which is a bit chewy. The broth is not too overwhelmingly rich, but it is still too rich for my personal preference. However, if you are a fan of pork-based broths, I have a feeling you may enjoy the ramen here. I forgot to take a picture of Mr. G's dish, but it looks quite similar to mine. ^_^;;

We ordered a few side dishes, namely Chicken Karaage and Yaki gyoza. I didn't really enjoy the gyoza because their bottoms are not that crispy. Their taste is good, though. As for the Chicken Karaage, I like this the most. It has a crunchy texture on the outside and a juicy, tender chicken meat that is slightly sweet and savory. Accompanied with the mayonaise, I can eat this with a bowl of rice, hahaha.. 

There's also the mini chasu don that we ordered just because we wanted to see how it tasted like. I think it's okay, nothing special.

Overall, I enjoyed the food, Chicken Karaage in particular, at Hakata Ikkousha. I can see why people line up all the time just to eat a bowl of ramen in this place. As for me, my search continues for the perfect shoyu ramen, hahaha.. 

What do you think of this place? Have you tried it or do you have any ramen favorites? Let me know in the comments below. I love to hear your suggestions! Until then, I'll see you later~ ^_^ 

Hakata Ikkousha
Rukan Cluster Garden House
Blok A No. 1, 2, 3, 5
Jakarta Utara
Telp: 021-2903 3271

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  1. Ampun dah, aku ngilerrrrrrr *slurphh*

    1. *kasih tissue* Kamu biasa makan ramen dimana? Pengen rekomendasi yang enak nih, ^_^

  2. Aw Aw Aw mauuuu ci >.< selain di PIK dia buka cabang ga? XD

    1. Hmm, aku taunya selain di PIK, ada di Kelapa Gading juga ^_^

    2. ada di summarecon serpong juga sekarang ^_^

    3. Surabaya juga udah buka cabang :) tinggal nunggu bandung neh...

  3. cobai Ramen Yoiko di Alam Sutera deh,dia ada yg shoyu,mungkin "cocok"
    trus ada jg Ramen Chin-Ma-Ya di Summarecon Serpong,jauh lebih light dr ikkousha juga ^_^
    *daerah jajahan ku serpong*

  4. Gue ga terlalu demen Hakata Ikkousha, the broth is too oily, jadi kenyangnya agak2 eneg... side dish nya enak sih, i love their pork cheeks, gyoza, dll. klo ramen gue prefer light broth kayak Santouka Hokkaido di PI... enakk!! cobain deh Phan... :)

    1. Waaa, sama kita! Sukanya yang light gitu brothnya, shoyu is the best. Santouka emang enak yah, uda pernah nyobain sih.

      Cumaaan, gw ngerasa enakan yang di sg sih. Thanks for the suggestion, dearie!

      Btw, love the armani foundie review, makin pengen..

  5. duh ce yg tam2 bkin ngiler >.<
    slalu pengen coba krn dr luar kliatan rame bgt tp mama ga suka ramen jd ga pnh bs nyoba deh T.T

  6. Mantapppp Malam-malam lihat post makanan >_<
    Mimpiin aja dulu deh hehe