Some things are reliable. There is no such thing as bad gelato in Italy, the French know their wine bars and a bowl of squiggly noodles and fatty pork swimming in a hot, salty soup is still the greatest way to wind down.
According to Kenshiro Uki, the man behind cult noodle maker Sun Noodle, Europe is where you’ll find the next big ramen boom—and he’s already taking bulk orders. However, don’t expect to find by-the-book bowls across the pond.
Instead, chefs are localizing their ramen offerings with innovative additions, from pepperoncino to British “cock scratchings.” Find your ramen fix below: