Tabata Ramen Gets New Noodle Broth
Newly added to the Tabata menu, Black Sesame Ramen is Dish #27 in our countdown.
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A haystack of sprouts and shredded scallions sits atop Black Sesame Ramen.
Don't confuse this dish with Black Miso Ramen! Black Sesame Ramen is thickened with something like black tahini, making an agreeable broth, not as thick as miso and less beany tasting. Nor is it to be confused with Black Garlic Ramen, being denser and darker tasting, without the tang of toasted garlic.
That, and slightly lower prices plus plenty of appetizer choices, make this one of the best ramen spots in town.
Tabata Ramen 540 Ninth Avenue 212-290-7691
Pork and noodles underneath
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