Because of health regulations, the Yunessan spa in Japan's hot spring town of Hakone does not use edible noodles.
Instead, noodle-shaped spa treatments are placed in bath water that contains elements from pork broth supplied by a nearby noodle shop.
Spa officials say taking a dip in the noodle bath is good for health as ingredients in the broth such as pepper collagen help improve the bather's metabolism and cleanse the skin.
Monday, September 24, 2007
Ramen lovers in Japan can now take a bath in a tub full of ramen thanks to a Japanese spa. From Reuters:
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