Keep Calm and Eat Ramen Nagi Universal Noodle
So a well known restaurant serving Japanese greats has found its way to the City of Pines.
Before they actually join the diner dash hustle and bustle of food establishments in food trip city, they invited Race, a couple of my foodie blogging friendships, and me to their pre-opening party. =) With most of us initiates to this ramen house’s offering, we were all game for a sneak peek.
As we entered the restaurant, the staff greeted us in unison and seated us at the table of our choosing. (Interesting, the chairs have baskets under them so you can stuff your things there and you won’t have to worry about them as you concentrate on your food. Nice!)
While we took a little look see of the menu, our attendant helped us personalize our orders as to how we would like our ramen bowls to be. e.g. How spicy did we want it, how thick should the soup be, do you like soft noodles, would you like extra toppings, etc. (Shoutout to Sir Dha-dha!)
In the picture book-like menu, we saw they also have side dishes, desserts such as vanilla ice cream that comes with two liquor squirts you can mix into it (Brings to mind Ms. C’s ice cream with amaretto *heehaha), and drinks like Asahi, Sapporo, and Kirin beers. (Apologies, I don’t have the menu here. Naunahan ng hiya again =b and the attendants were eager founts of info anyway so. You can also check the order slip above, there are prices included.) (UPDATE 03/14/2019: I have their menu now.)
While our orders were being prepared, we explored what was in their condiments tray. The two jars in the back have pickled little things (bean sprouts or something or other. I don’t know what the other one was; looked like strips of leaves a la pajori. Yeah, I just popped some in my mouth to have a taste. =)) ) There’s chili powder, a mixture to up the noodle’s salty flavor if we ever need it and … get this … sesame seeds.
Who’s a happy camper? Me! But of course, I worked the sesame seed grinder/dispenser. Extra nutty flavor for your noodle bowl? Why, yes, please. =D
Ramen Nagi noodle bowls are big enough that the serving could be good for two. Just in case you feel the taste of your meal is getting monotonous, there’s other foodstuff we can get our chompers on at this resto. (“,)
Gyoza – delicate pockets full of minced greens … for the most part. Nagi star salad – a refreshing bite of crunchy cabbage strips and Kewpie and a soy sauce looking dressing. Chicken karaage – ginger marinade perfectly seeped into the meat, it’s like eating a piece of chicken in pinikpikan. Nyum!
If you happen to have picked out the colored universal noodles bowl, the kind that will splish-splash on you as you sip individual noodles from end to end, Ramen Nagi also has bibs. Since Sir Dean’s shirt isn’t black (like Race’s ‘uniform’), and he’s about to attack the red king, here’s his armor. Ready, fight! *hihi
So what are the fantastic four of noodle selections at Ramen Nagi? The classic fave, butao king, is what Queen Ane and I got. The boys at our table, Race and Sir Dean ganged up on the red king. You know what that is; red for spice-h.
I was kind of torn if I would get something other than their first best seller but I needed a base, so it was Sam who went for the green king which sounds to me like the goddess ramen of this joint. *tee hee With cheese and pesto, it’s ramyon with an Italian twist. The black king, I got a glimpse of it at the other table, King Omeng’s order is black because of its squid ink base.
So goes my favorite ramen story. Now that we have our very own #FavoriteRamen from the Ramen Nagi offering (and we know better how to customize our bowls, too. Heads up, guys: Theirs is a mighty tasty yummy broth, so you can say it can get pretty intense if we have a heavy type of soup), I’m here to announce that you can also start picking out your favorite (or be reunited with your Ramen Nagi pick) tomorrow, July 27, 2017, when this newest restaurant in Baguio will be officially opening its doors to the dining public. ^^,
What timing, we have ourselves a gloomy day courtesy of tropical depression Gorio. Let’s keep calm and eat ramen. Whoo-zah!
2nd floor, SM City Baguio
Baguio City, Philippines
***Thank you so much for having us. More power to all at Ramen Nagi!
Tags: #1, #FavoriteRamen, #RamenNagiManila, accommodating attendant, additional information baguio dining, additional information baguio food, adventure, Amaretto, ambiance, armor, Asahi beer, attendant fount of information, attendants, attentive food servers, Baguio, Baguio #Favoriteramen, Baguio #yourfavoriteramen, baguio best restaurants, Baguio blog, Baguio chicken karaage, Baguio City, Baguio City eatscapade, Baguio City eatsploration, Baguio City Philippines, Baguio condiments, Baguio dine, Baguio dining escapade, baguio eat, baguio eats, Baguio eatscapade, Baguio eatsploration, Baguio eatsplorer, Baguio eatsplorers, baguio food, baguio food adventure, baguio food adventures, baguio food blog, Baguio food blogger, Baguio food escapade, Baguio food establishments, baguio food guide, baguio food map, baguio food photo blog, baguio food quest, Baguio food review, Baguio food reviews, baguio food trip, Baguio foodie, Baguio foodie blogger, Baguio foodies, baguio foods, baguio guide, baguio guide what to eat, Baguio gyoza, Baguio Japanese cuisine, Baguio Japanese food, Baguio Japanese restaurant, Baguio karaage, Baguio noodle house, Baguio noodles, Baguio Philippines, Baguio pinikpikan, Baguio ramen house, Baguio Ramen Nagi, Baguio Ramen Nagi best seller classic fave butao king, Baguio Ramen Nagi black king, Baguio Ramen Nagi butao king, Baguio Ramen Nagi chicken karaage, Baguio Ramen Nagi extra, Baguio Ramen Nagi extra green onion, Baguio Ramen Nagi extra seaweed, Baguio Ramen Nagi favorite ramen, Baguio Ramen Nagi green king, Baguio Ramen Nagi gyoza, Baguio Ramen Nagi Japanese restaurant, Baguio Ramen Nagi Japanese restaurant menu, Baguio Ramen Nagi level spiciness to soup, Baguio Ramen Nagi limited king, Baguio Ramen Nagi limited king special flavors, Baguio Ramen Nagi menu, Baguio Ramen Nagi noodle firmness, Baguio Ramen Nagi noodle selections, Baguio Ramen Nagi order slip, Baguio Ramen Nagi pesto and parmesan cheese noodles, Baguio Ramen Nagi red king, Baguio Ramen Nagi shoulder or belly pork, Baguio Ramen Nagi soup base, Baguio Ramen Nagi soup base garlic, Baguio Ramen Nagi soup base richness of taste, Baguio Ramen Nagi soup base special sauce, Baguio Ramen Nagi squid ink noodles, Baguio Ramen Nagi star salad, Baguio Ramen Nagi toppings, Baguio Ramen Nagi toppings pork, Baguio Ramen Nagi toppings tamago, Baguio Ramen Nagi toppings vegetables, Baguio Ramen Nagi Universal Noodle, Baguio Ramen Nagi Universal Noodle menu, Baguio Ramen Nagi your favorite ramen, Baguio Ramen Nagi your favorite ramen story, Baguio RamenNagi favorite ramen, baguio restaurant blog, baguio restaurant blogs, Baguio restaurant connoisseur, Baguio restaurant food, baguio restaurant guide, baguio restaurant map, Baguio restaurant review, Baguio restaurant reviews, Baguio restaurants review, Baguio restaurants reviews, baguio restaurants to eat, Baguio serving proportion, Baguio serving proportions, Baguio where to eat, bake, bean sprouts, best, best kept secret, best restaurants in baguio, Beth, better, bib for dining, big serving, big servings, big servings baguio, binge, blog, blogger, blogs, blogs about baguio food, breakfast, business, businesses, center, chair have baskets under them, chest, chests, Chiki Turista Boy, chili powder, city, City of Pines, cloudy, comfort, comfort food, compare, comparison, comprehensive baguio food blog, comprehensive details about Baguio food, comprehensive information about Baguio food, concentrate on your food, condiments, connoisseur, cook, cost, costs, craving, cravings, customer, customers, customize personalize ramen noodles in Baguio Ramen Nagi, customize your noodles, delectable, delicate gyoza, delicate noodles, delicious, delight, delights, dine Baguio, diner dash, dining around baguio, dining out, dining public, dinner, discover, discovering, discovery, dish, dishes, eat, eat and dine Baguio, eat baguio food, eat out baguio, eat-in-baguio, eateries, eatery, eating out Baguio, eating out in baguio, eats, eats baguio food, eats baguio foods, eats in Baguio, eats in Baguio City, eats-ploration baguio, eats-plore, eats-plore baguio, eatscapade, eatsploration, eatsplore, eatsplore baguio, eatsplorer, eatsplorers, eatsploring Baguio, establishment, establishments, events, explore, explore Baguio city, explorer, explorers, extra info on baguio food, extra information baguio food, extra toppings for noodles, fancy, fantastic, fantastic four favorite ramen Ramen Nagi, find, find good Baguio food, find good food in Baguio, flavorful, food, food adventure, food adventures, food and drink, food escapade, food establishment, food establishments, food quest, food trip, food trip in baguio, food trip with Xine, food trips, foodie, foodie trip, foodie trip Baguio, foodies, foods, fount of information, friendly attendant, funds, gang up on, gastronomic, gift cert, gift certificate, gloomy day, goddess ramen, good, good Baguio food, good eats, good eats Baguio, good food, good foods, gracious invitation, great, great time, guide, guide to restaurants in Baguio City, gyoza Baguio, happy camper, Have a taste, Hello Relyn, hint of ginger, hotel, how soft noodles, how spicy, how thick, huge serving Baguio, huge serving proportions, hunt, hustle and bustle, info baguio eats, info baguio food, info baguio restaurants, information about baguio restaurants, information about dining in baguio, information baguio food, initiates, intense, intense flavor, intense main course, invited to food packed gatherings, invites, Japanese beer Baguio, Japanese cuisine Baguio, karaage, Karla, keep calm, keep calm and eat noodles, keep calm and eat ramen, keep calm and eat ramen nagi noodles, Kewpie mayonnaise, Kirin beer, knowledgeable attendant, life, liquor, list, location, location in baguio map, location of baguio restaurant, lunch, mark, marks, memories, memory, menu, minced greens, monotonous, monotonous texture in food, new in town, new in town baguio, newly opened, newly opened cafe Baguio, newly opened establishment, newly opened establishment baguio, newly opened food establishment baguio, newly opened restaurants, newly opened where to eat in baguio, no.1, no1, open its doors, order slip, P3, P3 food trip, pajori, pajori baguio, pampering, parting gift, parting gifts, passion, passion for food, perceptive waiter, Philippines, photoblog Baguio, photos, pickled, pines, pinikpikan, place, places, places to eat, pockets, preopening party, price, quest, quests, Race, rainy, rainy day, rainy weather, ramen house, Ramen Nagi gift certificate, rating, ratings, ready fight, restaurant, restaurants, Sapporo beer, scrumptious, search, searching, seep, seep into the meat, service, serving portion good for two, serving proportion baguio, sesame seed, sesame seed grinder dispenser, sesame seeds, sesame seeds for nutty flavor, shy, side dish, side dishes, simple, sip noodles from end to end, skilled attendant, skilled waiter, skilled waitress, snack, snacks, sneak peek, sneak peek food trip, splish splash, spot, staff greet diners in unison, staple, take a whack, taste, tasty, the spot, time, tips, tips dining out Baguio, treasure, treasure chest, treasure chests, treasures, treats, tried, tried all Baguio restaurants, tropical depression Gorio, tropical depression philippines, Try, try eating at Baguio restaurants, warm comfort noodles, where to eat, where to eat in Baguio, where to eat in Baguio City, whoozah, x, x marks baguio food in baguio map, x marks baguio restaurants in baguio map, X marks the spot, Xine, xmarks, xmarks baguio, xmarks baguio food, xmarks baguio restaurants, your favorite ramen
Search for Good Baguio Food
X Marks the Spot for Good Baguio Foods is a personal blog. Everything posted in this blog is PERSONAL OPINION DERIVED FROM PERSONAL EXPERIENCE and since TASTE can be pretty SUBJECTIVE, should NOT be taken as THE NORM or the LAW OF DINING around in the City of Pines.
Its (prosaic =b) contents are meant to help with the question “san tayo?”/where do we go? in relation to eating out in Baguio, to ENCOURAGE EXPLORING (eatsploring) and TRYING NEW THINGS offered in the City of Pines.
By all means, eat where you want to eat and eat what you want to eat. May you have a great experience with all the places you visit and may all the restaurants you go to deserve a ton of treasure chests! (“,)
(Also, if you have any second thoughts about a certain place you arrive at, please DON'T LET THIS BLOG BE THE REASON YOU ARE FORCED into ending up anywhere. If the restaurant doesn’t have what you want, please FEEL FREE TO WALK AWAY.)
Who Picks Up the Tab? ^^,
Relive Recent Eatscapades =)
- Intermission: Caught in A KDrama Watching Vortex
- Wee! More Quarantine Surprises (“,)
- Quarantine Surprises (“,)
- EATsploring in A Time of COVID…through FoodPanda
- Meat Plus Cafe: Great Cuts of Meat, Plus Ultra
- Still on Season’s Eatings Mode in February 2020
- Season’s Eatings Continue to 2020: Menus for Your Reference
Food Trip Archives
Where to Eat in Baguio
- ***TabLe of bLoG ConTenTs*** (1)
- **iNFoBiTes for Dining in Baguio (99)
- *Comfort in the Familiar a.k.a Xine's Favorites (",) (94)
- Accommodation Dining (Eating at Baguio Hotels, Inns, etc.) – Is It Worth It? (75)
- Baguio Breakfast Buffet Bonanza (9)
- Baguio Diner Dash Competition (5)
- Baguio Food Photo/Blog (80)
- Contrasts & Comparisons (17)
- Fine & Fancy … Dress to the Nines Dining (or not, if you don't want to =b) (32)
- Food for Thought a.k.a Think Before You Eat (5)
- Healthy Eats, Shoots and Leaves …and then some (17)
- New in Town (154)
- NotabLe eDibLes Ű (25)
- Origins (21)
- Staple Foods Baguio (51)
- Uncategorized (28)
- Updates & Supplements (104)
- ~*Intermission*~ (47)
- ~ScrumpTiouS GiveAwaYs!~ (13)