Posted 11 April 2012 - 08:13 PM
I had an itch for ramen today, as is known to happen once in a while. Didn't want pho, I wanted ramen. Dragged myself over to Nom Nom Ramen, new to the Rittenhouse area on 18th Street, just south of Market. It was worth the trip. I ordered the Karai, or spicy ramen. Broth was solid, noodles delicious and still had a tiny bit of toothsomeness to them (what's Japanese for al dente?) and there were sufficient bits of pork and veggies to keep me happy. I added a poached egg, which was a bit closer to medium boiled than a runny poached egg, but still added a little something to the soup. Regular sized bowl, addition of the egg and a can of Diet Coke set me back around $12. Definitely an excellent addition to the scene here. Service was pleasant and efficient. Lots of Asian students and young professionals in the place, many of wom I overheard saying they'd just heard about it and rushed over to check it out.
Katie M. Loeb
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