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Local Ramen to Warm Your Soul

There is nary a soul that seeks not the warmth of ramen in the windy winters.  However, some ramen is so good you cannot help but to seek it out in the middle of July.  Below you’ll find some of the best our city has to offer.

Ramen Takeya – 819 W Fulton Market

Awesome collage courtesy of Jeremy Ryan. He’s an incredible graphic artist – check out his work here.

Shoutout to the brilliant Alejandra – Speech-language pathologist with a passion for food, travel, fashion, and all things pretty. Be sure to check out her awesome blog.

Kizuki – 1482 N Milwaukee Ave

Cheers to the stunning Gilda Grace

Huge thanks to the incredibly talented Ashley Craver – check out her amazing Crochet work here.

Shoutout to Lohren Deeg – one of our city’s most talented creatives. Learn more about his amazing work here.

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Slurping Turtle – 116 W Hubbard St

Image cred to the fantastic chef Mike Choi

Big ups to the always interesting @sherryslinger

Image credit and a huge shoutout to the man, the legend – Robert Panczuk Jr from Tavern On Rush

Furious Spoon – 1571 N Milwaukee Ave

Gracias to the great folks at Northeast Cooling. Check them out if you’re in need of Commercial refrigeration service & repair.

Cheers to @jassygurl99 & super talented art director and illustrator Alex Vitale. Check out her work here.

Ajida – 201 N Wells St

Thanks to visual effects animator and editor Caitlyn McMahon.

Shoutout to the insanely talented Charlie Christopher – check him out on soundcloud

Image cred to Matt Pullin – brilliant software engineer with a knack for Chess.  Check out his site.

Urbanbelly – 160 N Loomis St

Cred and shoutout to one of the city’s coolest photographers – Betsy Sikma. Check out her portfolio!

Six Vegan Sisters are the epitome of what makes us so proud of our city. Do yourself a huge favor and check out their site & subscribe to their IG Feed.

Love this shot from the lovey Jordan – creator of Smile Sandwich.

Strings Ramen Shop – 2141 S Archer Ave

Big ups to one of the city’s brightest marketing professionals – Nycole Hampton

Check out the writing of the always interesting Megan Millard.

Ramen-San – 59 W Hubbard St #2

We’re big fans of creative genius Lindsey Oberts. Check out her brilliance here.

Namaste and cheers to Yoga Teacher Maya Cole. Check out her journey from March.

Yusho – 2853 N Kedzie Ave

A huge thanks to one of the most inspiring people we’ve come across – Leo Lo. Check out his project and be inspired!

Image cred to the brilliant Co-founder of @between_bites, Rachel Gillman Rischall. Learn more about the amazing project here.

and a big thanks to Alexandra Dellis-Harcha as well – one of the most talented art directors in town.

Oiistar – 1385 N Milwaukee Ave

Cheers to Karl D’Abreu II, the distinguished owner of KiZMT Multimedia.

Much love to Mike & Anna, AKA the Kimchi Couple!

Image cred to Pegah, one of the city’s best Visual Designers.

Wasabi – 2101 N Milwaukee Ave

Thanks and cred to the lovely @jessicaanieves

Arami – 1829 W Chicago Ave

Love, love, love the aesthetic of Sophia Lin Kanno’s IG Feed!

Big thanks to the lovely graphic designer and illustrator Ashley Belfsky| @ashleybelfsky

Rikako Nishimura is vegan, fashionable and just absolutely fabulous!!

Santouka – 100 E Algonquin Rd

Image cred to talented photographer Rolour Garcia – check out his work here.

Cheers to the always interesting and always inspiring Caitlin Saylor

Ramen House Shinchan – 1939 S Plum Grove Rd

Big thanks to Jean L Yang – super talented photographer. Check out her work here.

Big thanks to Esthetician & Makeup Artist Elizabeth Geitz

Cocoro – 668 N Wells St

Awesome shot from the awesome Amanda Puck – Director, Strategic Brand Development at @MarianosMarket

High Five Ramen – 112 N Green St

Lovely shot brought to us by the always adventurous Tracie

Big thanks to one of the coolest guys we know – Henry Vongkorad is a sushi chef and competitive power-lifter. Check him out on youtube.

Ramen Misoya  213 E Ohio St

Big thanks to Yiyang, an amazing automotive photographer. Check out his work.

Check Out VoyageChicago’s Inspiring Stories

The heart of our mission at VoyageChicago is to find the amazing souls that breathe life into our city.  In our Inspiring Stories Series we interview entrepreneurs, artists, creative professionals, entertainers, professionals and more.  Do you have an interesting story to tell?  Or do you know someone who’s great at what they do?  Let us know and we’ll be happy to consider interviewing them. Submit a Story Idea.

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