Japan, modern day: an emotionally distant father dies. His son, Masato (Takumi Saito), who also lost his mother at an earlier age, decides to close down his father’s, now his, ramen stand, leave his dog with friends, and head off to Singapore. He’s in search of a new cuisine, specifically the recipe for Bak Kut Teh (pork rib soup), which he plans to incorporate with ramen noodles for his restaurant. Of course, that’s not the only reason: his mother was Singaporean, and Masato hopes that by tracing her steps he might come to know her better. As these things go, … Continue reading RAMEN SHOP (RAMEN TEH)