Mokbar

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81 Good

Korean flavors and preparations breathe new life into a largely Japanese dish.

75 Ninth Ave., New York, NY, 10011

646-964-596

http://mokbar.com

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The lowdown

The ramen here is not made in traditional Japanese styles like shio, but in the modified flavors of classic Korean dishes — including kimchijigae (with a kimchee bacon broth) and ssamgyetang (roasted ginger chicken broth with pulled chicken). Brothless cold Sun Noodle ramen focuses on the springy noodles but is brightened with fresh seasonal vegetables like cucumber and bean sprouts. There’s even a vegan shiitake-mushroom ramen and a spam ramen.

What you need to know

Insider Tips All ramen dishes can be made with purple rice instead of noodles.

DrinksSake/Soju, Beer and Wine

Noise LevelCivilized