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Ken’s Ramen

Los Angeles
Ramen Restaurant
Available for Delivery/Takeout

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Los Angeles
Dec 14, 2021

The 26 Most Comforting Ramen Joints in LA to Try This Winter

When Rhode Island transplant Ken’s Ramen opened in Virgil Village, it marked a homecoming for owner and Los Angeles native Will Hu. Instead of utilizing the far more ubiquitous tonkotsu soup, Ken’s crafts a rich, chicken-based broth made from free-range whole birds that are simmered for over 20 hours. The stock is aged at a low temperature for at least a day, which results in a golden broth that packs depth and flavor. From their Hell Paitan Ramen (blanketed in their signature Japanese chile oil sauce) to their Tan-Tan Mazeman (wavy noodles coated in a spicy roasted sesame puree), each bowl (except for a vegan option) comes with cuts of tender Berkshire pork belly—which you can order extra of on the side.

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