The heavy blend of springy noodles, rolls of fatty meat and rich, salty broth make a good bowl of ramen something close to comfort food Nirvana. And thanks to Bangkok’s massive Japanese community, we’re blessed with pretty much every ramen style out there. Here’s what you need to know about the major ramen regions of Japan, and where you can taste each style without leaving town.

Where to find Bangkok's most well-simmered bowls of hearty pork bone goodness. 

With the much-anticipated Bangkok arrival of Ippudo, one of the world’s top tonkotsu ramen chains, here are the city’s other best spots for this rich and hearty pork-bone broth.