When you’ve had enough “wintry mix” forecasts and 4pm sunsets, stroll along the stretch of Newark Avenue that’s decorated with wreaths and closed to foot traffic, sit at the bar at Ani Ramen, and sip some Japanese whiskey while sticking your face into the rising steam from a bowl of spicy miso ramen.
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Tampopo Ramen is a neighborhood Japanese spot in Washington Heights that has a sake menu you should explore during Happy Hour.
Momosan Ramen & Sake
Momosan is easy to miss as you walk down Lexington, but for a quick meal ramen lunch or dinner, keep it in mind.
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