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hibye Nov 4, 2009 02:57 PM

We really like the homemade ramen at Yosaku on Wisconsin Ave. in upper NW. Would like suggestions for other places with really good ramen.

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    Steve Nov 4, 2009 05:54 PM

    What style of ramen do they serve at Yosaku?

    The broth at Ren's Ramen in Bethesda is the best I've had in the area. It is a Sopporo miso ramen, though they have shoyu ramen as well.

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      hibye Nov 4, 2009 08:15 PM

      Yosaku has both Shoyu ramen and miso ramen.

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      Ericandblueboy Nov 4, 2009 08:19 PM

      are you saying that Yosaku has really good ramen? Compared to what?

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        hibye Nov 5, 2009 06:52 AM

        I've had it at places that buy the ramen from a supplier. Yosaku makes their own and there's a big difference. Now I'd like to try other places that make it in-house. Will try Ren's.

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          Mattapoisett in LA Dec 8, 2009 08:42 PM

          Having schlepped all the way from Downtown in the rain for house made ramen, I was disappointed to hear the waiter tell me it was not true.

      2. ineemeeny Nov 5, 2009 05:55 AM

        The only place I've had ramen in the DC area is at Temari in Rockville. Really good stuff, but I only have other ramen places in Boston to compare it to (pretty good in comparison). Temari is one of my favorite restaurants.

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          woodleyparkhound Nov 5, 2009 06:46 AM

          Do try the miso ramen at Ren's Ramen in Bethesda.

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            hotel Nov 5, 2009 12:01 PM

            Sorry to hijack, but do you guys know any ramen places closer to Baltimore?

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          iatethesandbox Dec 9, 2009 06:08 AM

          i'm waiting for wagamama in pq to open...

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            Soup Dec 9, 2009 10:49 AM

            Great ramen much like great BBQ cannot be found in DC. Still go to get on a plane.

            I've found pretty good ramen in NY (not too far) but the best ramen I've had is was in SF, Santa Ramen, just spectacular.

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