Ramen has taken the world by storm in the last few years, and the U.S was no exception. Now for my dearly oblivious readers, ramen is a Japanese masterpiece and a staple to the natives. Al dente noodles in a luxuriously rich broth with slices of marinated pork, a soft-boiled egg, nori, and dashi are artistically cooked together; to make a sinfully good bowl of ramen. It’s a meal fit for the Gods, and these heavenly bowls of ramen are right here in Chicago.
The spots listed below have ramen figured out like a mathematical formula. Therefore, have a cult following. Perhaps this is the closest Chicagoans will get to the real deal outside of Japan. Also, let’s not confuse ourselves with the prepacked instant kind. Some varieties of broths sit simmering for up to 72 hours and noodles the hand-made.
The traditional, the unconventional, the mild, the fire, we have you covered on all ends. These are some of the top bowls of ramen bowls you can get your chopsticks into in the city of Chicago. Get ready to get slurpin’!
This list is all that you need to know about the ramen food scene in Chicago. Now that you have it in your arsenal go forth and conquer!
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