Lady of Grand’s Pick of the Week: Yuji Ramen

Posted on: July 26th, 2013 at 12:12 pm by

[Photo: Lady of Grand]

[Photo: Lady of Grand]

Many publications have already taken notice, but many people I have spoken to are still unaware of what’s happening upstairs in Whole Foods Bowery (95 East Houston). What started as a pop-up, but has now been there for almost 6 months, Yuji Ramen is doing unique and delicious mazeman (brothless) style ramen at a counter for $9 a bowl.

I did taste all 3 selections, but my pick of the week is the Salmon & Cheese mazeman composed of cured salmon, cheese, and lemon. As the salmon mixed with the Camembert and heavy cream it reminded me of a bagel with lox and cream cheese, which is a perfect rendition for the Lower East Side.

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