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You Don't Have To Go To Japan Or New York. Ichiran Ramen Is Coming To Malaysia!

They will even be setting up their famous 'ramen focus booths'!

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Calling all ramen lovers, here is a treat for you - Ichiran Ramen is coming to Malaysia for the first time ever!

Isetan Kuala Lumpur made the announcement on their Facebook page today, 26 February, that Ichiran Ramen will be setting up a pop-up store at its branch in Suria KLCC next month.

They will only be here for a limited time of 10 days, from 13 March to 22 March 2020.

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Established in Fukuoka, Japan in 1960, the ramen restaurant became so popular that it has opened many branches worldwide

Famous for causing long queues at every location that they have opened, namely Hong Kong, Taipei, and New York, people line up not only to taste their delicious ramen, but also to experience their "focus booths".

According to Ichiban Ramen's own website, their iconic partition booths "allows you privacy and full focus on your bowl of ramen".

They pride themselves in minimal-interaction dining for the ultimate ramen experience.

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Paying attention to details, Ichiran Ramen is most well-known for their decadent tonkotsu broth that is customisable to just the way you like it

To further minimise interactions, the store gives you an order sheet to comfortably choose your preference of toppings, soup richness, and even the texture of your noodles.

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In its latest pop-up special to Malaysian fans, the ramen chain will be serving their 100% tonkotsu-free ramen, a version of their rich broth that they have spent 20 years developing

As a testimony to their dedication to making a non-pork bone ramen that has the same rich umami and deep flavour, Ichiran boasts a three-storey branch right in Tokyo that specially serves this original tonkotsu-free recipe of theirs that is popular with tourists.

They will also be recreating their famous "focus booths" to enjoy the authentic Ichiran experience! However, you have to be in luck, because they can only seat six people in these booths per session.

For true fans of Ichiran Ramen, they add that they will have Ichiran Ramen Gift Sets in 2 flavours, original tonkotsu and 100% tonkotsu free, along with a few other products available for purchase at the event!

Here's all you need to know about the Ichiran Ramen pop-up store:
Location: Isetan, Suria KLCC
Date: 13 March - 22 March 2020
Time: 11am to 8pm daily (last order at 7.30pm)

The store's opening time on the last day, 22 March, would be shorter at 11am to 6pm, last order at 5.30pm.

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