Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Ramen
Written by Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl, CBS Minnesota. February 24, 2014
Sodium-filled, crunchy noodles that used to come in foam containers and that cost less than a can of soda. That would be the ramen noodles “Gen Y” kids made famous over the last couple of decades. Yes, the poor college kid making their dinner of choice. Just add water and you have a meal in a coffee cup.
It’s a shame in some ways, because the actual ramen that brings it back to it’s Japanese roots is about the most comforting, delicious and filling noodle meal this side of chicken noodle soup. Rich, flavor-filled and ubiquitous on the other side of the globe, Minneapolis and St. Paul now has a bevy of places looking to show you the way.
So while we slip and slide through yet another winter blast, let’s lean over a steaming bowl of Ramen together, breathe in the goodness and warmth that makes this noodle dish so standard across the Pacific. Here are Dara’s Top 5 Ramen dishes in the Twin Cities!