Nashville and Chattanooga
Japanese-inspired pub, or izakaya, Two Ten Jack integrates Southern ingredients into the kodawari ramen and other comfort food it serves. This hip spot, which is part noodle joint and part cocktail bar, slings delicious draft cocktails and dishes up a diverse roster of phenomenal ramen, including a popular pork broth-based tonkotsu ramen with chashu (braise pork belly), bamboo shoots, mushrooms, garlic, and a soft egg — try adding a little burnt garlic oil. Google reviewers say, "Their tonkotsu pork belly ramen warms my soul" and "The only bad thing about Two Ten Jack is that once you eat their ramen, all other ramen shops will never live up to your expectations. Seriously, the tonkotsu is the best you can find."