Sure, itâ€™s great when Milwaukee food news reverberates across the states. But when a local concept makes it into an internationally read publication, you know weâ€™re onto something.
Such is the case with Red Light Ramen, which was written up in yet another publication, this time in the UK. Elisa Crye of The Daily Globe, a publication that touts "British values with a global perspective," has this to say about Milwaukeeâ€™s late night eats:
"The craze is legit. The Ramen is outstanding. Itâ€™s creamy, with all the usual toppings; egg, negi, mushrooms, nori, bamboo shoots, scallions, and pork. Throw it all in the bowl, slurp and smile. Red Light Ramen also offers an Old Fashioned slushy, an ode to sweet home Milwaukee of course, and a surprise flavor of the week slushy. Red Light Ramen is beyond worth the trip to Milwaukeeâ€™s Lower East Side." [keep reading]
And the acclaim comes from someone who's no stranger to the culinary industry. Crye has worked at a number of notable restaurants in Chicago and New York. Currently, she holds down a gig at Cafe Boulud NY while acting as the New York dining editor for The Daily Globe.