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Hot Noodle Alert: Yours Truly owners are opening a new Queen West ramen shop this winter

Aleem Jamal-Kabani, Dan Hawkins and Matt Cherkas at Yours Truly (Image: Riley Stewart)

Ramen is rapidly becoming one of the city’s hottest food trends, alongside the likes of cupcakes, bacon and tacos. Over the last few months, Kinton, Sansotei and, of course, Momofuku Noodle Bar have all opened up shop, and Santouka and Raijin are on the way. Now, the latest hot-noodle-bowl news: Matt Cherkas, Dan Hawkins and Aleem Jamal-Kabani, the three partners who opened Ossington’s Yours Truly to great acclaim last December, are launching a new ramen shop on Queen West later this year. They’re keeping mum on the details for now, but we’re told the new place will focus on shio (salt) and shoyu (soy) broth, as opposed to the richer tonkotsu broth that’s served at Sansotei.