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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A small combo with wings and drumsticks will set you back $13 with another $3 for the coleslaw. (Photo: Mark Heckathorn/DC on Heels)

Korean Fried Chicken

Bonchon Brings K-Chicken to Navy Yard D.C.’s first branch of Bonchon, the Korean fried chicken restaurant, opened at 1015 Half St. SE at the end of March. The chain, which opened in South Korea in 2002 and came to the U.S. in 2006. In the DMV, it started in Annandale, but has now
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Watch sumo wrestling and eat chanko-nabe, traditional Japanese hot pot. (Photo: Kenh14)Watch sumo wrestling and eat chanko-nabe, traditional Japanese hot pot. (Photo: Kenh14)

Food Bites

Eat Like a Sumo Wrsteler at Daikaya In honor of Japan’s Grand Sumo Tournament, one of six held annually, Daikaya located at 705 6th St. NW will show the sumo matches in the upstairs izakaya from May 10-24 during dinner. Sumo is a competitive full-contact sport where a rikishi
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