A critic's predictions of 2012 restaurant trends
Josh Reynolds for the Boston Globe
No. 3 Boston still lacks its version of New York’s Ippudo. Could Guchi’s Midnight Ramen, an upcoming pop-up from o ya chefs, be it? The photos they’re posting online look very tantalizing. Casual or upscale, a high-quality ramen joint would do very well in these parts, starved for good noodles since Ken Kojima (pictured) of Ken’s Noodle House closed up shop to return to Japan.