Nothing warms you up after that big Ohio State football rivalry or Columbus Blue Jackets faceoff faster than a steaming bowl of ramen from Fukuryu. Get the spicy Red Dragon, where rich chicken bone broth is brimming with noodles, braised pork belly, chili pork crumbles, a jammy egg, and housemade chili paste. You can adjust the heat index, but even level one might lead to full-on face sweat—thankfully, the refreshing Nihon Gin and Juice made with yuzu-ginger lemonade cools things down. Round out your meal with some Japanese fried chicken, which is great for picky eaters and/or younger kids in your group. While they have many locations, the Upper Arlington spot is a five-minute drive from the Shoe (where the Buckeyes play) and not much farther from Nationwide Arena where the Jackets chase the puck.
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