3 Ramen Restaurants to Rave About In Illinois That Aren't In Chicago
By Benjamin Clancy|Published November 10, 2020
Benjamin Clancy is the Illinois and Indiana writer at Only In Your State, a doctoral candidate at UNC Chapel Hill in Communication, and an artistic type who has attended the Vermont Studio Center residency in poetry writing and makes something like music as "little other." They grew up in Austin, Texas and currently live in Chicago, IL with their partner, two dogs, and a cat. Get in touch by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ramen is all the rage these days in Illinois. If you’re in Chicago, it seems like every street corner has savory noodles waiting to be slurped. But if you don’t live in the city, really good ramen can become rare. These restaurants outside of Chicago will take care of that problem. As it turns out, there’s a sublime selection of ramen waiting to be discovered across the state.
The next time you’re ravenous for ramen in Illinois, don’t be discouraged if you can’t dine in downtown Chicago. All around Illinois, you’ll find gourmet international restaurants like these. They may be hidden away, but you’re bound to be return and feast another day as soon as you’re able.
What’s your favorite ramen place in Illinois? Where can we get the best global grub outside of Chicago? Share your thoughts in the comments!
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