Furious Spoon - Chicago
Michelin-starred chef Shin Thompson mans the stoves at this casual ramen shop in Wicker Park (There are additional locations in Logan Square and downtown at Revival Food Hall).
After amassing acclaim for his hand-pulled noodles at shuttered Kabocha, the chef opted to go casual and ignite fanfare for one of the city's hottest noodle spots. The late-night joint, which cranks out old-school and contemporary hip-hop cuts at a blistering volume, also features beer and Japanese-inspired sides. There are also cocktails on draft.
Noodle menu highlights range from the signature Furious ramen with chashu pork belly, spicy miso, white pepper chicken, "fury" sauce and a poached egg to Holy Cow ramen (chili infused noodles, spicy beef bone soup, fresno chilies and ground beef and string bean stir fry).
Even more locations are set to open in Pilsen and Wrigleyville in 2017.