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Eight Wild New Foie Gras Creations in Chicago

With its equal-parts proclivity for both savory and sweet applications, foie gras is one of the most versatile ingredients in the kitchen, a sentiment that Chicago chefs and pastry chefs have taken to heart in recent years. Band of Bohemia: Affectionately nicknamed the “foie-sicle,” the foie gras fudgesicle at Band of Bohemia may very well be […]

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Aug 16, 2017 11:43 PM
Weekly Planner: Flight of Sake Air & Water Show

Celebrate accordingly with a flight of sake A flight of drinks makes perfect sense for the Air & Water Show, taking place the weekend of August 19 and 20. So make your way to Joy District to celebrate accordingly with a flight of sake. On both days, the River North bar and restaurant is featuring $20 sake […]

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Aug 15, 2017 04:31 AM
Weekly Planner: Spiaggia Hosts Ferragosto

Spiaggia Hosts Ferragosto One of the best, most lavish events of the summer is back in action August 15, as Spiaggia hosts its annual Ferragosto affair at Oak Street Beach. Spiaggia Hosts Ferragosto From 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., Chicago’s venerable Italian mainstay celebrates the timeworn Italian holiday of Ferragosto, the beginning of the summer holiday, marked […]

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Aug 12, 2017 07:37 PM
Strings Ramen
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Strings Ramen

Strings Ramen Shop -- the first of its kind in Chicago, brings a piece of authentic Japanese culture and culinary tradition to the heart of Chicago. When people hear the word “ramen,” they often think instant, microwaveable, sodium-filled noodles. What most don't realize is that true, authentic ramen is an intricate dish embodying Japanese culture. After World War II, ramen became the signature dish of Japan due to its reasonable cost and hearty nature. Recently, ramen has begun traveling the world, and has now arrived Chicago with the opening of Strings Ramen Shop. While a sprinkling of Chicago restaurants have begun adding ramen to a long list of varied menu options, Strings Ramen Shop is the first and only establishment in Chicago to fully embrace the emerging, red-hot ramen phenomenon, dedicating itself to ramen -- complete with an imported Japanese mixer and noodle maker which cranks out thin, ribbony strings of fresh, house-made ramen noodles throughout the day and long into the evening. Strings Ramen Shop's menu focuses on the four main styles of ramen: Shio, Tonkotsu, Shoyu, and Miso, each topped with options like sliced duck breast, Kurobuta (aka Berkshire) pork, snow crab, scallops and more. Open Sun-Thur 11 a.m. to midnight, Fri-Sat 11 a.m. to 2 a.m., the 45-seat Strings Ramen Shop is located at 2141 South Archer, Chicago.

Contact Information

Address: 2141 S. Archer Ave., Chicago, IL 60616

Neighborhood: Old Town

Region: Near North Chicago

County: Cook County

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