Lately it's been rare to see Fukuju (福寿) open when I pass by, so when I passed by today and saw the owner in his trademark shorts (btw it's still winter) just living the happy ramen life, I knew I had to stop.
Sweetness in a bowl...
That lets you take a step back in time.
The noodles are rather stiff compared to other bowls with this much history, but that's also what gives this bowl an attitude of its own. In a sense, the soul of this bowl resembles the soul of the chef exactly. You'll know what I mean when you try it.
And you'll also know what I mean when you see this.
There goes that man again...