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Noodles in Japan

Hello, welcome to one of the most important moments of my noodle-loving life: making an epic (culinary) trip to Japan! It included not one, not two, not three, but ten noodle encounters in the fifteen day period were were on Japanese soil. Not sorry one bit.

Anyone who knows me knows that when faced with the difficult question of what food I want to eat, 9 times out of 10 it's going to be noodle related. I've had some good noodles in my day, from Grandma's chow mein to Soba Ichi's handmade soba and am all about the chewiness of a well cooked noodle. But the noodles in Japan? Now *that's* what I'm talking about!!! They were plump and chewy and flavorful and bouncy and I would have knit myself a blanket out of them and kept them forever if I could. Alas, I ate them all and left no noodle unturned uneaten!

Rather than simply recount my noodle adventures, I thought I'd show you evidence of these ten noodley meals. In no particular order (though, I do have a fav…

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