Brian called and asked if I would meet him at Apple Basic for lunch on my day off. I said hell ya, but then remembered Apple Basic serves tsukemen and is only open at night. No worries, during the day Apple Basic turns into a miso ramen joint called Misoya Ringodou (みそや林檎堂). And so we were off!
Naturally, I ordered the miso ramen and added a free-range (地鶏) hanjuku tamago.
The miso had plenty of flavor and was really dense. It almost seemed like I was eating tsukemen in ramen form. It was very good, but I don't think I can eat this ramen on a regular basis. I noticed something crunchy in the soup too. I'm not sure what it was. Perhaps squid legs?
The free-range hanjuku egg was definitely a highlight.
Best I've ever had? No. But I liked the way it oooozed.
The teaspoon of spicy sauce (Brian pointed out that it was Sriracha) gave it a nice kick, but I felt it needed a bit more. The noodles reminded me of what Bassanova uses in their green curry ramen. No complaints there.
All in all, I don't think I'll ever come back. Brian seemed too agree. This ramen was just "Underground Too Mach." Whatever that means...
Afterwards, I met up with a friend to go apt hunting. Yup, that's right. I'm looking to move out of my bro's place and find a space of my own. Anyway, I couldn't find anything nice and since we were in Medaimae, my friend was hungry for some Ippudo. I skipped on the ramen and just ordered this Chashu Mabushi Gohan. Not bad.
Then it was off to the Hub to spend our Hub cash. Free drinks are always nice! I also met my future wife, but you'll have to get me drunk to explain. haha.
Somehow I don't remember much of this part, but apparently I ate a kebab and snapped this picture.
And luckily, I caught the very last train of the night. That was a great day off.