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The Mein Man: Summer Ramen Alternative on the Eastside

True ramen fans will slurp soup even on a hot summer day. But if you're looking for a cooler alternative, Hokkaido Ramen Santouka is serving up seasonal noodles that will satisfy.
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13 Essential Destinations for Asian Noodles in Seattle

Noodles have special meaning in so many Asian cultures, ranging from longevity to general health to luck to fortune. Here are some of the best in the Seattle area.
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For Eater: Where to Eat Japanese Food in Seattle

For Eater Seattle, here are my recommendations of great Japanese restaurants in the area.
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Miyabi 45th Turns (Devilishly) Onibaba Ramen

Seattle's soba maker starts making ramen. And sets the bar high in the process.
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A Trio of New Tonkotsu Ramen Shops, Seattle to Vancouver, with a Surprise Favorite

Following my recent trip to Fukuoka, Japan’s home of tonkotsu ramen, I was especially interested in trying three brand new places close to Seattle. All feature Japanese chefs putting their spins on porky noodle soup, with one standing out above the others.
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On the Tonkotsu Ramen Trail: From Its Birthplace in Fukuoka to the Boom in Bellevue and Seattle

After a tonkotsu ramen immersion in Fukuoka (and Tokyo), I return to Seattle to try three new restaurants serving the same style of ramen here. One is great, one is good...and one is a flop.
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Killer Katsu Curry and Japanese Comfort Food at Cutting Board in Seattle

Cutting Board is an excellent option if you're craving yoshoku, or Western-influenced Japanese dishes, like this deep-fried pork cutlet served with curry rice.
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Be “Special” and Eat Like an Insider at Tsukushinbo in Seattle

This homey Seattle restaurant serves Japanese classics like ramen and sushi, but if you're adventurous, items like ika wata ni are sure to delight.
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What’s Wrong with Ramen in Seattle? It’s Wramen.

If you’re trying to make authentic Japanese ramen, continue to call it by its original name: ramen. But if you’re not trying to be authentic, then let’s call your creation something new: Wramen.
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Two New(ish) Ramens Worth Slurping in Seattle’s Other Japantown

4649 Restaurant and Ramen Man are steps apart from each other, but each one brings its own distinct style to the bourgeoning Wallingford Japantown.
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