Hailed by a handful of NYC Yelp reviewers as “probably the best ramen in Chinatown,” Shinka Ramen and Sake Bar is a must-eat for foodies and New York newbies alike. With a philosophy that every bowl begins with the careful selection of authentic ingredients, this noodle treasure trove is sure to please everyone in your party from start to finish. And we’re certain you’ll be coming back.
Begin your Shinka experience with a plate of lightly salted shishito peppers and citrus chili pepper mayo ($8), pork gyoza with soy garlic vinaigrette and yuzu salsa ($8) or share a plate of bone marrow with pulled braised beef ribs ($14). For the main event, try their smoked duck ramen ($16), beef bone marrow gyukotsu ($18) or grab a bowl of the Shinka tonkotsu ($15). Vegetarian tagging along? Get your veggie fix with the miso soy milk ramen. Cooked with braised tofu chashu, spicy tantan bean curd, bean sprout, scallion, bamboo and wood ear mushroom. Whatever you choose, pair your selection with a craft sake or beer for the ultimate ramen experience. What are you waiting for?