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Review: Shimuja in Davie takes ramen to the next level

Review: Shimuja in Davie takes ramen to the next level

 

★★★½

Is a bowl of soup worth $20? In the case of Shimuja restaurant in Davie and its Kagoshima special ramen, the answer is a resounding yes. It is wondrous, the best ramen I have tasted in South Florida, perhaps worth its weight in gold. The broth is rich and deep, a golden-brownish hue striated with milky ripples of marrow released from pork bones that simmer for 18 hours. Actually, a whole pig — head and all — is reduced to this soulful essence, which is then layered with yellow egg noodles, slices of braised pork belly, scallions, cabbage, sprouts, seaweed, fish cake, boiled egg and a generous pile of crispy, fried kikurage (wood ear mushroom)...

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