Hoodline: From cereal to ramen: 4 of DTLA’s newest businesses

May 24, 2018 Press

Hoodline: From cereal to ramen: 4 of DTLA’s newest businesses

LA-based chain Jinya Ramen Bar recently debuted its latest location in the neighborhood.

Look for the Jinya Black Tonkotsu, thin noodles in a rich pork bone broth with pork chashu or wood ear mushrooms and a seasoned egg.

For non-ramen options, look for mini “tacos” of salmon poke served in a deep-fried wonton skin shell, sliced ​​sukiyaki beef over rice with a soft-boiled egg, and a Japanese-style curry rice. (You can check out the full menu here .)

With a 3.5-star rating out of 14 reviews on Yelp, Jinya Ramen Bar is still finding its way, but it’s early days.

Wing C.  said , “Both our ramens came in wavy egg noodles – soaked up the flavor nicely, but I personally prefer the usual thinner noodle for tonkotsu broth. The shrimp base was was apparent: smokey, charred crustacean punch. concentrated, to a point it was actually a tad too salty for my taste. ”

And Ginjah Maddy B.  wrote , “Went in to Jinya on a Saturday afternoon and let me tell you … my faith in ramen restaurants has been restored! Lately it has been difficult for me to find something to eat that I really enjoy at ramen joints because most places do not offer any vegan options, but Jinya does. ”

JINYA Ramen Bar is open from 11 am – 10 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday and 11 am – 11 pm on Friday and Saturday.

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