Silverlake Ramen

Stories about Silverlake Ramen

Best thing I ate: Spicy tonkotsu ramen takeout from the mall

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • August 5, 2020

The new branch of Silverlake Ramen at the Irvine Spectrum has finally opened, and it’s a welcome addition to the outdoor mall. (The original version in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles is where one of the chefs at Hiro Nori first gained a

loyal following.) Before the pandemic, Silverlake Ramen had been on quite a roll, opening noodle shops at lightning speed in Long Beach, Santa Monica, downtown LA, Oxnard and even as far away as Georgia and North Carolina. A dozen more locations are in

Top 10 Japanese ramen: OC’s Best Places to Eat 2020

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • October 13, 2020

) and combined at the last minute at home. 1. HiroNori Opened by one of the original chefs from Silverlake Ramen (at the original in Los Angeles), this place has rocked the local ramen scene. The dining room is small, with seating for only about 35

. Johnson, Orange County Register/SCNG) 6. Silverlake Ramen The original Silverlake Ramen in L.A. played a hand in elevating ramen’s profile in Southern California when it opened nearly 20 years ago. And just before the pandemic hit, this brand had been on

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Review: Where does San Francisco’s Marufuku fit into OC’s already vibrant ramen scene?

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • January 27, 2021

Silverlake Ramen. Game on. Marufuku serves Hakata-style tonkotsu (slow-simmered pork-bone broth served with fatty braised pork) and paitan (chicken-bone broth with poached chicken breast). The broths are rich and creamy, infused with ample amounts of marrow