• September 26th, 2014
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[Saimi in Sapporo] Miso Broth Ramen with Tasty Grated Ginger

Saimi

Menya Saimi (麺や彩未) is a popular ramen restaurant in Misono, Toyohira ward, Sapporo City, and is relatively near Sapporo Subway Toho Line Misono Station and Tsukisamu Park (月寒公園). Mr. Masahiko Oku (奥 雅彦) trained his cooking skill at Sumire (すみれ), a famous ramen restraunt, and has established the Saimi since 2000. He is only a few people allowed to become independent by the Sumire. They got the Bib Gourmand in MICHELIN GUIDE Hokkaido 2017 Special Edition. The Saimi is one of best ramen restaurants in the Sapporo.

Appearance of Building
Miso Broth Ramen, Saimi in Sapporo

They moved to a new building in 2014. The ramen restraunt is not so large. Counter seats and table seats are provided, so I guess that even family customers enjoy meals. But the ramen restraunt is crowded with customers in busy time.

Movie of Saimi

SAPPORO

Sapporo (札幌) that about 1,960,000 people live is the largest city in Hokkaido. Although there are various theories, its origin of the name is "Dry Big River (乾いた大きな川)" in Ainu language. A population of the Sapporo is the 4th largest city after Yokohama, Osaka and Nagoya in japan, and the population accounts for 36 % of Hokkaido's population! So the Sapporo has been flourished as the center of the Hokkaido. The area of the Sapporo is 1,121.26 km2, and is about as big as Hong Kong, and is the 7th largest city in the Hokkaido. The Sapporo is also famous as a tourist city, and about 15 million people come. As for a climate, it is hot that temperature rises to nearly 25 degrees in a summer, but it is easy to live without moisture. I always feel a little cool. It is cold that temperature falls to nearly -10 degrees in a winter, and amount of snowfall sometimes has more than 1 m. Read More

Sapporo
札幌

Ramen of Hokkaido

Ramen is a noodle soup dish topped with ingredients. It is said that Chinese noodles is the root of the ramen, and there are various theories, for example, Mr. Mistukuni Tokugawa (徳川光圀 * Mitokomon (水戸黄門)) ate the ramen in 1697 for the first time in Japan or the first ramen was that Keitaimen noodles (経帯麺) served in 1488 was written in Biryueken Diary (蔭涼軒日録). Noodle soup dishes were spread out in Japan because Nanking noodles (南京そば) was served in various China Towns, Japan. In Hakodate with a China Town, Yowaken (養和軒) served the Nanking noodles in 1884. In Sapporo, it is a root of Sapporo Ramen that a noodle soup dish was cooked by Mr. Wang Wen Zai (王 文彩), a chief chef of Takeya Shokudo (竹家食堂), in 1922. Houran (芳蘭), a branch of the Takeya Shokudo, opened a business in 1933 in Asahikawa. Asahikawa Ramen, Sapporo Ramen and Hakodate Ramen called the 3 Major Ramen in Hokkaido were born. But current ramen do not succeed to the taste of those ramen. Read More

Ramen
Ramen of Hokkaido

Miso Broth Ramen

Their business time started at 11:00, so I would line up 30 minutes ago. But 5 preceding visitors formed a line before me. Fortunately, they opened the ramen restaurant at 10:45. At that time, about 20 people were likely to form a line. Since it is said that the Saimi has the longest line in Hokkaido, more long line is expected at lunchtime. I sat at a counter seat, and ordered Miso Broth Ramen (味噌ラーメン). The price was JPY 750. Other customers ordered Miso Broth Ramen with a large portion of Roasted Pork Fillets (チャーシュー大盛) or Miso Broth Ramen with a lrage portion of noodles. The roasted pork fillets were also popular.

Roasted Pork Fillet, Bamboo Shoots, Bean Sprouts, Ground Meats, Green Onions, Grated Ginger
Miso Broth Ramen, Saimi in Sapporo

About 10 minutes later, the was served. Roasted pork fillets, bamboo shoots, bean sprouts, ground meats, green onions and grated ginger were noodles. The grated ginger on the roasted pork fillet is Saimi's highlight. I had a sip of soup immediately. It was mild, and had slightly miso flavor and Umami. The grated ginger worked well, so the soup was tasty!

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Tasty Grated Ginger
Miso Broth Ramen, Saimi in Sapporo
Slightly Miso Flavored and Mild Soup
Miso Broth Ramen, Saimi in Sapporo

The noodles were curl noodles made by Morizumi Noodles Factory (森住製麺), and went well with the soup. The roasted pork fillets were 2 types, extra thick sliced roasted pork fillet and cut roasted pork fillet. Different texture was good. After all, they are a ramen restaurant that people want to eat the ramen even if they form a line. Thanks for the tasty ramen!

Curl Noodles Made by Morizumi Noodles Factory
Miso Broth Ramen, Saimi in Sapporo
Fat of 2 mm in Height
Miso Broth Ramen, Saimi in Sapporo
Extra Thick Sliced Roasted Pork Fillet
Miso Broth Ramen, Saimi in Sapporo
Bamboo Shoot
Miso Broth Ramen, Saimi in Sapporo

Miso Broth Ramen and Atmosphere of Ramen Restaurant Can Be Watched on Youtube.

Movie of Miso Broth Ramen

Parking lot Free parking is provided (16 Cars)
Business hours 11:00-15:15, 17:00-19:30
Regular closing day Monday and irregular closing days (2 days)
Telephone number +81-11-820-6511
Home page Home page is here
Mapcode 9 406 848*51

List of Activities

Some activities are held in the Sapporo. Refer to following websites for the activities. You can get information regarding online reviews and photos.

Buffet

Sapporo View Hotel Odori Park(札幌ビューホテル大通公園)
ASOVIEW
New Otani Inn Sapporo(ニューオータニイン札幌)
ASOVIEW
ANA Holiday Inn Sapporo Susukino(ANAホリデイ・イン札幌すすきの)
ASOVIEW
Cross Hotel Sapporo(クロスホテル札幌)
ASOVIEW
Mercure Sapporo(メルキュールホテル札幌)
ASOVIEW

Sapporo One-Day Bus Tours

Movie of Sapporo One-Day Bus Tours


Chuo Bus(中央バス)
ASOVIEW
Jalan

Sightseeing Taxi

Movie of Sightseeing Taxi


Sapporo and Hokkaido Concierge Center(札幌&北海道コンシェルジュセンター)
ASOVIEW
Hokkaido Alphard Sightseeing Taxi(北海道アルファード観光タクシー)
ASOVIEW
Hokkaido Jumbo Taxi(北海道ジャンボタクシー観光)
Mayama Taxi(真山タクシー)
Takimoto Taxi(滝本タクシー)
Jalan

Canoe Tour

Movie of Canoe Tour


Amuse Sports(アミューズスポーツ)

Outdoor Activities

Movie of Snow Trekking


Giro21(Giro21)
North Safari Sapporo(ノースサファリサッポロ)
Hokkaido Great Adventure(北海道グレートアドベンチャー)
SAN(SAPPORO ACTIVE NAVIGATION)
ASOVIEW
Moimo Club(もいもいくらぶ)
ASOVIEW
Blue Tourism Hokkaido(ブルーツーリズム北海道)
ASOVIEW

Horse Trekking and Horseback Riding

Movie of Horse Trekking


Wildmustangs(ワイルドムスタングス)
ASOVIEW
Jalan
Pilika Hill Ranch(ピリカの丘牧場)
ASOVIEW
Hokusei Ridnig Club(ほくせい乗馬クラブ)
ASOVIEW

Japanese Kimono Rental and Lolita Fashion

Movie of Japanese Kimono Rental


FURISODE Furifuri Mode(FURISODE ふりふり・もーど)
kita Loli Salon(北ロリサロン)
Jalan
Mituki Sakura(美月桜)

Ninja Experience, Calligraphy Experience and Tea Ceremony Experience

Movie of Ninja Experience


Hokkaido Ninja Do(北海道忍者道)
ASOVIEW
Shusui Calligraphy Room(秀翠書道教室)
ASOVIEW
Sapporo Tea Ceremony Experiencing REN(茶道体験 蓮)

Pottery Experience and Craft Experience

Mashika Kobo(マ鹿工房)
Maruyama Tohbou(円山陶房)
To studio TADA(陶studioTADA)
Sapporoyaki Bankeigama(札幌焼 盤渓窯)
ASOVIEW
Keifugama(憬楓窯)
ASOVIEW
Clay Space Nishioka Tobou(クレイスペース西岡陶房)
ASOVIEW
Clay Space Hassamu Tobou(クレイスペース発寒陶房)
Clay Space Atsubetsu Tobou(クレイスペース厚別陶房)
Hokko Toubou(北光陶房)
Jalan
Sapporo Chokin Studio(札幌彫金工房)
Kinkousya(金工舎)
Zuii(ズイ)
Jalan
Studio Smith Sapporo Branch(工房スミス札幌店)
ASOVIEW
Glass Studio Glow(硝子工房 グロウ)
Jalan
Northern Japanese Papper Studio Kamibiyori(北の紙工房 紙びより)
ASOVIEW
Handemade Soap School Atlier Mayuco(手作り石けん教室 あとりえMAYUCO)
ASOVIEW

Flower Arrangement

Movie of Flower Arrangement


Flower Room Atlier un Fleur(花教室アトリエ アンフルール)
ASOVIEW
Baby Decoration(べびーでこれーしょん)
ASOVIEW
fleurir(fleurir(フルーリール)~花開くとき)
ASOVIEW
Lupra atelier de fleurs(Lupra atelier de fleurs)
ASOVIEW
Salon de Fleur Shihori(サロン・ド・フルールしほり)
ASOVIEW
Atlier Hanairo Sweet Decoration Nango Branch(アトリエ花色スイートデコレーション南郷店)
ASOVIEW
Belle Arome(ハーバリウムサロン ベルアローム)
ASOVIEW
PureRea(PureRea)
ASOVIEW
Flower Wataboshi(Flower わたぼうし)
ASOVIEW
Atlier Hanairo Homac Nishioka Branch(アトリエ花色ホーマック西岡店)
ASOVIEW
Preserved Flower Peony(プリザーブドフラワー・ドライフラワー ピオニー)
ASOVIEW
Atlier Hanairo Sweet Decoration Nishioka Branch(アトリエ花色スイートデコレーション西岡店)
ASOVIEW
Jalan
Porcelarts and Herbarium Room toluha(札幌ポーセラーツ&ハーバリウム教室 toluha)
ASOVIEW
Blancheur. ef(ブランシュール)
ASOVIEW
Studio Hana Ange(工房 花アンジェ)
ASOVIEW

Airsoft

Movie of Airsoft


ARIAKE BASE UPPERS(アリアケベース)
ASOVIEW

Skiing and Cross-country Skiing

Movie of Sapporo Teine


Sapporo Kokusai Ski Resort(札幌国際スキー場)
ASOVIEW
Jalan
Sapporo Teine(サッポロテイネ)
ASOVIEW
Jalan
Sapporo Moiwayama Ski Resort(札幌藻岩山スキー場)
ASOVIEW
Jalan
Sapporo Bankei Ski Resort(さっぽろばんけいスキー場)
ASOVIEW
Jalan
Fu's Snow Area(フッズスノーエリア)
ASOVIEW
Jalan
Takino Suzuran Hillside Park Snow World(国営滝野すずらん丘陵公園スノーワールド)
ASOVIEW
Jalan
Jozankei Mikasa Ski Ground(定山渓三笠スキー場)
ASOVIEW
Jalan
Maeda Forest Park(前田森林公園)
ASOVIEW
Jalan
Nakajima Park(中島公園)
ASOVIEW
Jalan
Moerenuma Park(モエレ沼公園)
ASOVIEW
Jalan
Noshi Park(農試公園)
ASOVIEW
Jalan

List of Accommodations

Refer to following websites for the accommodations in the Toyohira ward. You can get information regarding online reviews and photos.

Premier Hotel Tsubaki Sapporo(プレミアホテル-TSUBAKI-札幌)
Sapporo International Youth Hostel(札幌国際ユースホステル)
UCHI Living Stay TOYOHIRA(UCHI Living Stay TOYOHIRA)
HP
Sapporo Guesthouse Nariya(札幌ゲストハウス 成屋)
Jalan
SAKURA34(SAKURA34)
HP
Booking
Pension Setsurin(ペンション 雪輪)
Booking
Terrace Toyohira(Terrace Toyohira)
HP
Booking
Sejour Toyohirakoen(セジュール 豊平公園)
Jalan
Marutomi Ryokan(丸富旅館)
Booking
Jalan
Rakuten
Hotel SULATA Sapporo(ホテルSULATA札幌)
Jalan
Rakuten
Booking.com

A page of Sapporo is here

Sapporo

A page of Ramen of Hokkaido is here

Ramen of Hokkaido

By the way, Club Tourism (クラブツーリズム), a Japanese tour travel agency, provides various types of tours such as day trip tours or ordinary tours. In the case of bus tours, tourists do not drive their cars themselves, so they can savor alcohol. Choosen tourist attractions are national parks such as Rishiri and Rebun, Shiretoko, and popular tourist places such as Furano and Biei, and some activities such as hiking and fruit picking are also enjoyed depending on seasons. If you are interested in tour trips, you should visit the club tourism's website for details.

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