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Jonathan Gold’s top 10 ramen picks

Hakata Shin Sen Gumi located at 2015 W. Redondo Beach Blvd. in Gardena (Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times)
Tokushima Ramen from Men Oh Little Tokyo in the Little Tokyo area of downtown Los Angeles. (Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times)
Ramen Jinya, a good ramen place in Studio City, on Ventura Blvd. (Richard Derk / For the Times)
Ramen Yamada in Torrance. (Liz O. Baylen / Los Angeles Times)
Patrons wait to dine at Daikokuya on First St. in Little Tokyo.  (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
A bowl of ramen served at Tsujita LA Artisan Noodles restaurant on Sawtelle Boulevard. (Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times)
Ramen Iroha. (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
Santouka Ramen in Torrance. (Jennifer Maiser)
A customer, Akasha Yi, wearing a Japanese Yukata, enjoys a bowl of Kotteri Shoyu Ramen at Asa Ramen restaurant in Gardena. (Stefano Paltera / For The Times)
A hot bowl of Sapporo style ramen at Mottainai ramen restaurant in Gardena. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
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