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The Ten Best Places to Warm Up With Ramen This Winter

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Danielle Lirette
Spicy miso ramen at Osaka Ramen.
Hearty meats, a mound of springy noodles and a steaming basin of broth make ramen the perfect dish for the winter months. Often, a slick of oil traps in the heat to keep your ramen piping hot down to the last spoonful, and added ingredients — from soft-cooked eggs to piles of fresh veggies — make ramen a filling one-bowl meal. Here are ten of the best noodle houses in metro Denver serving a variety of ramen styles. All photos by Danielle Lirette.