The City of Angels is an ethnic-foods paradise for those who love their dishes with a kick. From a mild sesame-scented spicy miso ramen to an infamously incendiary chile toreado taco, every fiery offering brings a different kind of heat to the table. Here are six of the city's best palate-inflaming dishes.
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For years, the ramen in Chicago has felt unloved. That has slowly been changing, but this year seemed to be the tipping point, as a whole new group of restaurants popped up with a desire to do things right. It seemed like the perfect time to reevaluate the scene.