Ramen Noodles in Philly?
while i am not sure if they serve the kitchen sink type of ramen, sang kee noodle house at 36th and chestnut serves many types of soup and you have your choice of noodle. the roast pork and roasted duck ramen noodle soups on the menu are both good. they actually make a pretty decent bowl of pho here too (the brisket has been the best so far). the rest of their food has been decent too, though i've only had apps to lead into my soups (love soup, love love love). apps i''ve had: edamame - fine, dumplings - pretty good to good, peking duck roll, awful one time and pretty good the next. definitely scratched the duck itch.
the type of noodles you can choose from are - thin egg noodle (ramen), ho fun, udon, thin rice noodles, pho noodles, shandong ramen (v good too) and needle noodle.
I enjoy the hand-drawn noodles at Nan Zhou Hand Drawn Noodle House on Race Street. They are inexpensive, delicious, and the workers make the noodles right in the back of the eatery.
I hope that's helpful!
-Elaine from http://www.elleats.com.
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Yes, Ramen noodles are now available at Sampan (Michael Schulson's new place in Philly). My dad is a ramen lover from wayyyyyy back; he even served (in the Navy) in Japan for 2 years back in the 50s. He ordered the ramen noodles for lunch (along with some hot sake), and he could not have been happier. No doubt we will be going back there next time he visits... though we may take him to Momofuku Noodle Bar in NYC, too.
Btw, I had the shrimp pad thai, and it was also good.