Kenzo Ramen chef Jin Yu Lan has them lining up for huge bowls of her fiery soup.
138 Dundas West, at Elizabeth, 416-205-1155, kenzoramen.ca
Daniel and June Park's 30-seat Japanese soup kitchen has been an unequivocal smash since opening downtown this summer, with rave reviews and lineups out the door. The reason? Brimming bowls of al dente house-made ramen in fiery broth topped with pork tenderloin, slivered scallion and chewy seaweed with the hangover-healing powers of Korean pork-bone soup.