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5 Best Chicago Ramen Shops Near The ‘L’

2015 welcomed the resurgence of ramen or a “ramen-ssance,” as I like to call it.  Not the pathetic, store-bought, paper cup ramen but rather, the traditional, serious ramen shops with great ingredients.  Chicago was no exception and I was super excited to crawl into all of the mammoth-sized bowls around town, in an effort to find the 5 Best Chicago Ramen

Yusho – Hyde Park, Chicago

I said it before and I’ll say it again.  Soup is my favorite food group.  And, for me, ramen reigns supreme among all soupy goodness.  Today I took a long overdue visit to Yusho, a Japanese grill and noodle shop, in Chicago’s beautiful and historic Hyde Park neighborhood to check out one of its much-acclaimed bowls of wonderful.    

Ja’ Grill – Jamaican Cuisine in Hyde Park, Chicago

  If you’re like me and unable to leave town during these upcoming chilly months, you might be looking for a way to experience a bit of the islands closer to home.  There is no better way to do so than to hit up some Caribbean fare without getting your passport stamped.  A couple of weeks ago when temps dipped