SLURP IT UP: DC’s Best Ramen Spots
stephanie | Nov 12, 2013 | 12:00PM |
6976251287

If you couldn’t tell from our DC Pho Round-Up, BYT is a little more than obsessed with brothy noodle soups. Though your mileage may vary, while we love the silver rice noodle unique to pho, we’re HUGE SUCKERS for ramen. Give us those eggy, floury, crinkly noodles any day, piled high amidst broth, veggies, egg, meat and anything else you care to throw in there; to us, it’s heaven, and it’s just one of the reasons we are all about finding the best ramen spots for D.C.’s collective taste buds. We’ve rangled up some fabulous restaurants for a bite (and a ramen burger), all with some delectable options. From pork belly and lobster to pickled vegetables and fresh seasoning, it doesn’t get more delicious than this, D.C., so embrace the cold and slurp it up. It’s time to eat…

>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is a Featured Event >>>>>>>>>>>>
BB2016-jondore-agenda-250x250
Saturday 10/29
The Bentzen Ball Presents: Jon Dore @ Drafthouse Comedy
$25.00 / $25.00
The BYT Bentzen Ball Presents: Jon Dore! at Drafthouse Comedy ~~MULTIPLE SHOWS~~ Thursday, Oct 27th, 2016 6:15pm doors / 7:00pm Show Friday, Oct 28th, 2016 7:15pm doors / 8:00pm Show Friday, Oct 28th, 2016 9:40pm doors / 10:00pm Show Saturday, Oct 29th, 2016 6:15pm doors / 7:00pm Show Saturday, Oct 29th, 2016 8:15pm doors / 9:00pm Show @ Drafthouse Comedy 1100 13th St NW, Washington, DC 20005 $25.00 tickets on sale now! This is an 18+ event. ~~~~ About Jon Dore: Named one of “10 comics to watch” by Variety, Ottawa-born comedian, host and actor Jon Dore is renowned for his offbeat humour and unique bait-and-switch style. Dore is a favourite on the comedy club and festival circuit in Canada and the United States. He has hosted the Just for Laughs Festival Homegrown Comedy Competition on a number of occasions and has enjoyed sold-out runs at the Festival’s Montreal and Toronto locations, at comedy festivals in Halifax, Vancouver, Portland and Washington, DC, and at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tennessee. From his humble beginnings as the co-host of the cable talk show Daytime Ottawa (Rogers Television) and the irreverent roving reporter on Canadian Idol (CTV), Dore recently starred in the critically acclaimed ABC-TV series How to Live with Your Parents (for the Rest of Your Life) opposite Sarah Chalke, Elizabeth Perkins and Brad Garrett. Dore is the host of HBO Canada’s Funny as Hell, a series showcasing bold and uncensored comedy from the fastest rising comedians at the Just For Laughs Festival, currently shooting its fourth season. He is the star of his own award-winning ‘mockumentary’ series, The Jon Dore Television Show, documenting his hilarious and outrageous debates on life’s challenges and changes, from weight loss to gender. He also served as co-creator, co-producer and writer on the series, proving he is just as comfortable behind the camera. The series ran for a successful two seasons on IFC and The Comedy Network. Dore starred in the stand-up specials Comedy Central Presents...Jon Dore and Comedy Now! (CTV/The Comedy Network); appeared on a number Comedy Central’s specials including Live At Gotham, CC: Stand-Up: The Bonnaroo Experience and Mash Up; made guest-starring turns on How I Met Your Mother (CBS) and Scare Tactics (Syfy); and was the lead in the CBS pilot My Life As An Experiment. A regular on late night talk shows, Dore has the honor of being the first stand-up to appear on Conan (TBS). Dore's feature film credits include the indie drama Gus opposite Michelle Monaghan (Mission: Impossible III) and the comedy Stag, with Donald Faison (Scrubs) and Eva Amurri (Californication), which picked up two awards - Best Ensemble and Excellence in Filmmaking - at the LA Comedy Film Festival. TV Guide Canada called Dore one of the “rising stars of the future” and Toronto weekly NOW Magazine named him Best Male Stand-up. He is the recipient of four Canadian Comedy Awards including: Best Taped Live Performance (2010) for Just for Laughs; Best Performance by a Male in a Television Show (2009) for The Jon Dore Television Show; Best Writing on a Series (2008) for The Jon Dore Television Show; and Best Stand-up Newcomer (2006). He is also a two-time Gemini nominee (2008 & 2009) for Best Individual Performance in a Comedy Program or Series for The Jon Dore Television Show. ~~~ Thanks to our sponsor: http://www.heineken.com/ More Bentzen Ball shows available at: http://www.bentzenball.com Stay informed: http://www.twitter.com/byt
>>>>>>>>>>>> Ok, back to the article! >>>>>>>>>>>>

 

  • Daikaya
    705 6th Street NW
    Washington, DC 20001
    Sapporo-style ramen by Chef Katsuya Fukushima of Think Food Group, Daisuke Utagawa–owner of Sushiko–and Yama Jewayni, one of the founders of 18th Street Lounge. It’s so good, in fact, that Bon Apetite named one of the country’s top 50 new restaurants in 2013. Check out our full ramen taste test here and our izakaya brunch taste test here.
    Yo’ Broths: Shio (salt), Shoyu (soy sauce), miso. Vegan stock available.
    Yo’ Stand-Bys: Nitamago (soy-marinated egg), bean sprouts, nori, sesame, scallions, butter, canned corn, wakame (sea weed), menma (bamboo shoots).
    Yo’ Meat: Chasu (roast pork), ground pork, braised pork belly.
    Yo’ Money: $11+
  • DELIVERY: No
    8491527051_928269496b_o

 

  • Toki Underground
    1234 H Street NE (above The Pug)
    Washington, DC 20002
    (202) 388-3086
    A classic cold-weather standby for any day of the week, Toki’s broth is hearty and rich (and their potstickers with endorphin sauce are to die for). The best part? They now serve lunch. Get your noodle on, DC.
    Yo’ Broths: Tonkotsu triple stock, curry-infused Tonkotsu triple stock, roasted root vegetable soup, soybean-infused Tonkotsu triple stock.
    Yo’ Stand-Bys: soft egg, red pickled ginger, sesame, scallions and nori. (Vegetarians get  tofu, daikon, pickled cucumbers, shitake mushrooms, seasonal vegetables, sesame, scallions and nori.)
    Yo’ Meat: chasu pulled pork, five spice fried chicken; add-ons include Chashu pork cheek and revolving specials like lobster balls.
    Yo’ Money: $11-$12
  • DELIVERY: YES!!!!
    *Chef’s note: these ramen dishes are inspired by Chef Yang’s experience at a Hakata Ramen shop in Taipei.
    5578383071

 

  • Hashi Sushi
    1073 Wisconsin Avenue NW
    Washington, DC 20007
    Yo’ Broths: miso, spicy miso, pork, chicken, vegetable.
    Yo’ Stand-Bys: misc. vegetables, scallions.
    Yo’ Meat: pork, chicken, beef, tonkatsu, spicy baby pork rib.
    Yo’ Money: $14.90
  • DELIVERY: NO (unless you order over $100, which could be a good reason for a ramen party)
  • Rice & DC Noodles
    1608 14th Street NW
    Washington, dc 20009
    Yo’ Broths: Clear, Spicy or Soy.
    Yo’ Stand-Bys: bean sprouts, carrots, string beans, cilantro, spring onion, bok choy, +/- ground peanuts, chili pepper, broccoli, mushroom and celery.
    Yo’ Meat: chicken, pork, beef, shrimp, seafood, duck. (Vegetarian option of crispy or soft tofu.)
    Yo’ Money: $12-$16
  • DELIVERY: Yes – via order ahead app.
  • Sakuramen
    2441 18th Street NW
    Washington, DC 20009
    (202) 656-5285
    Yo’ Broths: chicken, pork, vegetarian (shitake mushroom).
    Yo’ Stand-Bys: corn, bamboo shoots, green onion, fresh bean sprouts, mushroom.
    Yo’ Meat: pork belly, bulgogi. (Vegetarian option is marinated portabella mushroom.)
    Yo’ Money: $11-$15
  • DELIVERY: Yes, via postmates
    Sakuramen-Gojiramen-800px

 

  • Zengo
    781 7th Street NW
    Washington, DC 20001
    (202) 393-2929
    Yo’ Broths: pork.
    Yo’ Stand-Bys: poached egg, mushroom, bok choy.
    Yo’ Meat: pork belly.
    Yo’ Money: $11
  • Delivery? YES – via order ahead app.
    *Zengo only has one ramen option but it is delicious, trust us.
    6976251287

 

 ***We now present… THE RAMEN BURRITO***

California Tortilla, a chain similar but better than Chipotle because they offer over 75 hot sauces, is not above a gimmick. Gimmicks can be fun. They’re in the midst of a fun gimmick. Now through April businesspeople (all of the customers at the Arlington Courthouse location when we went by the other afternoon were businesspeople) will consume Ramen Burritos and Ramen Burrito Bowls. READ OUR FULL TASTE TEST HERE.

16151137250_f580915a13_z

Comments:
Recent Comments:
  • dota 2 says:

    Many thanks, this site is really practical
    dota 2 http://zapatabiz.com/zapatabizclassifieds/item/5140

  • counter strike says:

    Hey there, very good web page you’ve got there
    counter strike http://meropost.com/view/isphoto:0/post:5587717

  • authentic katana sword says:

    Absolutely the most awesome seller!! Thanks for the super fast shipping!!
    authentic katana sword http://www.dhgate.com/store/product/top-quality-japanese-samurai-wolf-sword-katana/381908141.html

  • NBA says:

    How are you, tidy webpage you have going here
    NBA http://classifieds.qatdoha.com/user/profile/80435

  • Anonymous says:

    How can Gaijin not be in this list?! All these ramen places have MSG!

  • Anonymous says:

    Gaijin Ramen Shop in Arlington VA is the best ramen in the DC/Metro area. It doesn’t taste like watery MSG salt broth like the others.

  • DfXIuv says:

    buy valium 10mg online buy valium no prescription – purchase valium canada

  • pink and black jordans says:

    thanks for share!
    pink and black jordans http://pink-jordans.org

  • Anonymous says:

    Why no Ren’s Ramen?