There's been a little bit of a lull in the ramen boom of late. When the scene isn't particular strong, it's more important than ever to know your best bets. Here are eight great places to slurp in the Seattle area.
For 2016, I've narrowed down the ramen field to my favorite eight. A couple of these are barely clinging in contention as top-tier ramen joints.
I've dipped and devoured my fair share of dumplings to present you with my pick of the best of these doughy delights.
Let me lead you to the best deals that will save you some money while delivering delicious flavors of the East.
For Eater Seattle, here are my recommendations of great Japanese restaurants in the area.
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.
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.
There’s a ramen boom in Seattle, with noodle pop-ups, new restaurants serving ramen, old restaurants jumping on the bandwagon, and even ramen at a farmers market. (On top of all this, several more ramen joints are due to open in the Seattle area this fall.)…
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You don't have to go to Japan to get a good bowl of ramen. Reporting for Northwest Palate magazine, here are some I sampled in the Pacific Northwest.