The hearty Japanese noodle soup has been having a moment in NYC for a while (suck it Udon). So much so, that there're now like a quajillion epic, fortifying, slurpy places doing all kinds of awesome stuff with gourmet ingredients & innovative techniques. To help you navigate the shload of ramen, we've keyed in on eight must-have bowls from some of the newest spots in the city.
Bassanova Ramen (click here for address and deets)
Bringing its steez from the Tokyo-based original, this shop's must-slurp is the Tondaku Green Curry, with an atypical (and fiery) Thai-inspired green curry broth that's simmered for 12hrs and works perfectly with the soup's expertly caramelized slices of Berkshire pork, fresh mixed salad greens, and shrimp garnish.