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12 Ramen Bowls You Need to Slurp Right Now
"Loaded with heat, these bowls of ramen will kick your stuffy nose to the curb. "
Cheat Sheet: Brendan Sodikoff’s High Five Ramen
"High Five Ramen is a sensory utopia."
The 12 Essential Ramen Shops in Chicago
"Brendan Sodikoff doesn’t take half measures when it comes to his restaurants so it’s no surprise that his subterranean ramen joint is tailored to the most seasoned eaters."
The Best West Loop Restaurants
"Loud, cool, hip, and not always easy to get into – that’s High Five."
High Five Ramen
"It's all part of the stripped-down focus that makes High Five Ramen the most convincing approximation of an actual ramen-ya the city has seen to date."
The 15 Best Bowls of Ramen in Chicago Right Now, Ranked
"Brendan Sodikoff's tiny 16-seater, beneath his Green Street Smoked Meats, has become the epitome of hipster ramen trendiness. But dammit, once again his restaurants live up to their hype."
Ramen Wars: Chicago Chefs Go Bowl-to-Bowl
"For me, making great ramen isn’t about mass appeal, it’s about integrity, quality and having a vision.”
Chicago’s Best Ramen Joints
"With its loud music, dim lighting, raw-brick walls, and exposed rafters, High Five’s ambiance is as intense as its broth."