For years, Montrealers felt hard-pressed to find a decent bowl of classic Japanese ramen, but now the city has a robust number of venues where they can procure the noodles and broth. However, deciding on which one can be a slippery investigation for any diner: Who’s ladling the most balanced broth? Whose noodles contain the optimum amount of alkalinity? What’s better, authenticity or audacity?
Here are 15 options that check the right boxes — be it in shio (salt), shoyu (soy sauce), miso (fermented soy beans), or tonkotsu (pork bone) form.Read More