A bowl of ramen in Japan is akin to a hamburger in America—quick comfort food loved by just about everyone. But because there are so many regional variations and styles of ramen in Japan, there is no such thing as a singular, “authentic” bowl of ramen. There are dozens. The soup base, noodles and...
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Sonoma County’s best bowl of ramen began as a once-a-month pop-up, but soon the crowds of noodle fans demanded founders Matthew and Moishe open their own place. So they did. Ramen Gaijin is open five days a week and is almost always packed. In addition to their signature shoyu ramen, the lively restaurant serves an expansive menu of locally-inspired Japanese food and inventive cocktails.