This bonafide chain has dozens of locations across North America, and that’s for good reason. Its tonkotsu broth, which forms the base for its dizzying ramen varieties, is consistently strong, whether on its own or in variations like the spicy umami miso or the garlic lovers’ Cha Cha Cha bowl.
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