A guide to Portland’s best ramen restaurants
A sampling of some ramen that warmed our hearts


Enjoying a bowl of ramen in Portland, Ore., a decade ago meant a trip to the supermarket for dehydrated instant noodles. But within the last few years, the City of Roses has become the City of Ramen as numerous noodle parlors pop up in seemingly every neighborhood. Part of the reason is the Pacific Northwest’s softer, largely mineral-free water, preferable for preparing delicate broths. Another might be that Oregon’s Asian population is the state’s fastest-growing demographic.


Publisher:
Los Angeles Times
Author:
James Charisma
Story Date:
2/15/2020
Story Region:
OR-Portland
Place Grouping:
Food & Drink
Story Category:
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