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Spicy Tonkotsu Ramen @ Obu Ramen House!!!

$12.95 + 1.00 spicy chili paste (other food, and tax/tip not included) Tucked away in a strip mall plaza, you wouldn't think anything special about this Ramen house from the outside, especially when its sitting right next to a New Tun Kee Noodle house, but this ramen noodle house is a hidden gem in San Jose. We went there around 1:30pm, well past the lunch rush, however the place was still a bit busy.  We were seated quickly and had ordered in a matter of minutes.  We each got the Spicy Tonkotsu Ramen with thick noodle, and when I asked how spicy the dish was he replied "very mild" and then suggested the chili paste when I indicated I like it very spicy. Once the bowls arrived I tasted the broth, it was the porky creamy goodness that I expect in a good ramen bowl, and despite being labeled as spicy, it was not, and so I added the 1/2 the chili paste which brought the spicy level to a very good level of kick. The noodles were thick and c