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The Mein Man: What’s Wrong with Ramen in Seattle

When I attended the Culinary Institute of America’s annual Worlds of Flavor conference last year, one speaker cited a report that there are 25,600 ramen restaurants in Japan. Those are dedicated ramen shops, selling little more than gyoza on the side. Seattle has two such…
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The Mein Man: Saimin Says: “Eat Spring Hill’s Soup”

Dish: Special Saimin Place: Spring Hill, West Seattle Price: $12.00 In the bowl: Per the menu: “smoked pork belly, six-minute egg, pork & ham broth, fish cake, scallion”–and also gai choy (pickled mustard greens) and nori (dried seaweed sheets). Supporting cast: A small bowl of…
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