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The miso ramen was filling and hit the spot on a chilly Sunday afternoon. (Photo: Mark Heckathorn/DC on Heels)

Noodle Nook

Ren’s Ramen in Wheaton Hits the Spot Ren’s Ramen, 11403 Amherst Ave., Silver Spring, isn’t much too look at. It is a tiny hole-in-the-wall restaurant a few blocks off Georgia Avenue, but the ramen served there packs big flavor. Ren’s uses wavy noodles of medium thickness imported
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The finished meal with shrimp, N.Y. strip steak, sauteed vegetables, fried noodles and fried rice. (Photo: Mark Heckathorn/DC on Heels)

Kabu Japanese Steakhouse

Skip the Steak, Go for the Fried Rice & Sushi Kabu Japanese Steakhouse, 14601 Baltimore Ave., Laurel, Md. in the Boulevard Shoppes along Route 1, opened last April in the space that formerly housed Sake Japanese Steakhouse without much change to the décor. Before Sake, which
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China Chilcano, Jose Andres' new Peruvian-Chinese-Japanese restaurant, opens Monday. (Photo: R Lopez/China Chilcano)

On the Down Low

José Andrés’ China Chilcano Opens Today Although José Andreás’ newest restaurant, China Chilcano, opens today at 418 Seventh St. NW in the former Olsson’s Books location, both ThinkFoodGroup, his company, and its New York PR company, Baltz Co., have been tight lipped about
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