A night of over consumption in Las Vegas had us in search of hangover food the next day. Vietnamese Pho is usually a good fixer-upper but lately I’ve been curious about ramen, a soup dish that has become hugely popular across North America. In fact, I had just finished reading Jay Friedman’s article in the Nov/Dec 2011 issue of Northwest Palate so we were thrilled to find Monta, Sin City’s top rated ramen house.
|Photo cover of Portland’s Boke Bowl – a non-traditional bowl of ramen topped with southern fried chicken|
Ramen, said to have originated in China but adopted and adapted by the Japanese, is what people seek when they want umami-packed Asian soul food. At 11:40 a.m. the place was packed.
|Tonkotsu-Shoyu with egg $8.50|