It's that time of year again, when the winter blessings arrive in the form of ramen decked out in your other favourite, cold-weather comfort food: fried chicken. Butter is bringing back their fried chicken ramen for their third Sydney winter, and in great news for anyone with the metabolism of an athlete or a sixteen-year-old boy, they're keeping it on the menu for the rest of winter.
It's back at both the Surry Hills and the Parramatta outlet as of tomorrow, but you should know that it's only in limited quantities, and only Sundays through Thursday in Surry Hills. Happily for Western Sydney, Parramatta will have it on the menu every day.
In place of the typical rounds of smoky pork chasu, you'll find a two tenders of fried chook. It comes in a rich tonkotsu and chicken broth, with an egg and enoki mushrooms, and the whole package is $20.
People go nuts for fried chicken and queue for ramen, so based on historic reactions we can assume people are prepped and ready for another season of rambunctiously calorific noodle soup.