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This new chicken ramen may cure L.A.'s tonkotsu obsession

This new chicken ramen may cure L.A.'s tonkotsu obsession

Name:  Tentenyu, a “new” ramen shop on Sawtelle Boulevard that moved into the space vacated by Slicetruck Pizza. “New” because Tentenyu is actually fairly old, in Japan at least, having opened its first ramen shop in 1971. This first foray into the United States is headed by Takuji Hamano, who came up the ranks at the original Tentenyu in Kyoto, Japan. Nathan Asamoto, formerly of Men Oh Tokushima and Ramen Champ, is on the management team, helping the Japanese brand navigate the intricacies of opening a restaurant (or two) in L.A.

Concept:  Tori Paitan, Kyoto-style ramen with a chicken-based broth made from pressure...

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