ROMÀ GOMEZ CORTADA
Chef Romà Gomez Cortada is a self-confessed Japanophile and a true ramen connoisseur. He understands the intricacies of the seemingly-simple, popular Japanese dish - from the broth, to the noodles, to the toppings, there's a whole level of detail to get your head around.
Although his daily life involves working in a 'non-ramen-related' restaurant, Romà spreads his knowledge and shares his love for ramen through his Instagram account @ikigairamen.
F1FTY asked Romà to share his unique take on Barcelona, by offering his top tips for ramen places in and around the city...
All photos are copyright 51 Squared B.V. except: Romà Gomez Cortada profile photo (Courtesy of Romà Gomez Cortada); Ramenya-Hiro (Instagram @ramenyahiro); Chashu Ramen (Instagram @chashuramen.bcn); Kanada-ya Ramen (Instagram @kanadayabcn); Takumi (Instagram @takumiramenbarcelona); Kobuta Ramen (Instagram @kobutaramen). This feature was not paid for in any way.