Ramen Room Pedigree: Andre Guerrero, he who endowed your life with the The Oinkster, Maximiliano and offspring who brought you Burgerlords. Digs: A casual noodle joint with a private room behind traditional screens for low-profile slurping. Ramen: Shio with chicken-fish dashi. Tonkotsu with Chinese-style chashu. Filipino-inspired chicken ramen with chicken cracklings. And vegetarian ramen. Moving on… Non-Ramen: Lumpia. Honey-glazed chashu ribs. Caramel fish sauce chicken wings. Drinks: Beer and wine, pending. Thai iced tea, ready to deploy.
Oh Man! Ramen Pedigree: Inked former Corner Door/Butchers & Barbers chef Luke Reyes and no-less-inked Philip Frankland Lee of Gadarene Swine fame. Digs: Under construction, so they’re currently popping-up for weekday lunch at Lee’s Scratch|Bar & Kitchen. Ramen: All from scratch, including tonkotsu from whole heritage pigs. Non-Ramen: Fried chicken sandwiches on Hokkaido milk bread. Octopus rice bowls. Grilled salmon collar. Drinks: Beer and wine.