It’s Shin Thompson’s pivot to Japanese soul food, from a virtual kitchen.
A chef from a celebrated LA chain throws down a gauntlet in the north suburbs
And capably covers all the bases, with sushi, ample comfort foods, and uncommon specialties from the island of Kyushu.
Another Japanese chain shows how it’s done.
A tempura ninja, an udon master, and a pork-donburi slinger are livening up the Arlington Heights food court.
The country’s fastest-growing ramen chain arrives in Lincoln Park.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Saturday, August 3
Ramen Misoya, a Japanese chain, makes some of the best ramen in the region.
Food Issue: On the hunt for tonkotsu perfection with Brendan Sodikoff’s ramen researcher
The national fungus of Japan is the new MSG
Seven suburban markets worth the drive
Japanese Restaurants Arami 1829 W. Chicago | 312-243-1535 $$ ASIAN, JAPANESE | LUNCH: TUESDAY-SATURDAY; DINNER: SUNDAY, TUESDAY-SATURDAY | CLOSED MONDAY | OPEN LATE: SUNDAY, TUESDAY-SATURDAY TILL 11 One look at the nightly specials menu at West Town’s Arami should jar anyone out of his sushi-ordering routine. Sushi chef B.K. Park, a veteran of Mirai, Meiji, […]
Recommended events paired with nearby restaurants.
Mitsuwa’s bluefin tuna carving demo, a field trip to the Two Brothers Brewing Company, Pinot Days Chicago, the Food & Wine Entertaining Showcase, and more.
At Gabutto Burger in Mitsuwa Marketplace, a foreign twist on the hamburger