Eat & Drink

Tupelo in Park City

I once said that restaurants are like revolving doors: when one closes, another often opens in the same spot. True to that philosophy, this…

Fatty Ramen at Ramen-San in Chicago.

Ramen-San in Chicago

In Japanese culture, the New Year is celebrated by eating certain foods thought to bring good luck in the coming year. Traditionally ozoni, a…

The spicy tan tan men ramen at Slurping Turtle in Chicago.

Slurping Turtle in Chicago

There are two types of ramen restaurants: the traditionally tiny, bare-bones shops consisting of a cramped counter and a few scattered tables; and the…

The blend ramen (tonkotsu and shoyu broths) at Tosh's Ramen in Salt Lake City.

Tosh’s Ramen in Salt Lake City

Tosh’s Ramen needs no introduction.  Ramen aficionados in Salt Lake City — of both the authentic Japanese kind and the ten cent package variation…

Tonkotsu ramen during lunch at Naked Fish in Salt Lake City.

Lunch is Back at Naked Fish

Much to the dismay of downtown Salt Lake City’s working crowd, Naked Fish stopped serving lunch (namely ramen) a few months ago.  Their daytime…