After an initial explosion of ramen shops a few years ago, the second wave of quality has made L.A. one of the hottest markets for ramen in the country. Long-standing favorites such as Daikokuya and Santouka have new competition, but there's still plenty of room to grow in this segment. From dip-ramen tsukemen to pork-infused tonkotsu bowls galore, here's an updated map of L.A.'s best ramen shops.
Added 9/13: Tsujita ANNEX, Beni Tora, Daikokuya (Sawtelle)
Added 1/14: Shin Ya!, Ramen by Omae, Ichiban Ramen, Kanpai Ramen