Little Tokyo Ramen

We were recommended Little Tokyo Ramen by a local who knows the food scene in town. It’s a small food truck run by a husband and wife combo. They specialize in yatai style ramen and do everything from scratch; that’s right, handmade noodles and broth from scratch. You can usually find them on weekends at Kettle River Brewing Co.

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Sign outside.

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Cute little logos/decor on their food truck.

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Knew we were in for a treat when we saw the plastic ramen bowl.

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We dropped in on a Saturday afternoon (around 5:00pm). There’s only 6 (technically 5) options on the menu; legit. The wife takes your orders while the husband cooks.

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Wish they had a table or two for seating (think they normally do but we dropped in when they were at a festival). While I’m nitpicking, I also wish they used a larger, more bowl shaped takeout container.

Traditional shoyu ramen (#1) ($11.50)
DSC03497Handmade noodles in a from-scratch chicken pork broth flavoured with a soya sauce blend base. It came topped with green onions, spinach and chashu pork.

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The noodles were slightly firm (which I prefer) and had good bite.

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Chashu slices were tender but quite fatty. The broth was clean tasting and had good depth.

White miso ramen (#2) ($12.25)
DSC03499Same broth but flavoured with a white miso paste. This came topped with green onion, corn and chashu. The broth for the white miso was very rich and heavy.

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The noodles clung better but I’m not sure I could drink a whole bowl of this to myself.

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LTR is doing things right. It won’t beat the ramen game in Vancouver but for Kelowna, it’s a solid spot.

Little Tokyo Ramen
https://www.facebook.com/littletokyoramen/
731 Baillie Avenue
Kelowna, BC
(250) 300-4591

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