Sometimes it feels like the ramen spots of LA are just trying to outdo each other, with their iPad ordering systems and straight-from-Japan authenticity. Ramen Room in Sherman Oaks is having none of this one upmanship, and just concentrates on the noodles. It looks like any other generic Valley restaurant, and is perfectly happy just to give you a bowl of very good spicy miso ramen without any bells and whistles. And we're perfectly happy to eat it. The menu is a little longer than at your typical ramen joint, with some appetizers and rice bowl options - but you’re kind of just wasting stomach room on those.