Umenoya is a bare-bones shop, just four tables and a ramen bar tucked into a mini-mall off of Crenshaw in Torrance, and the service is quiet and matter-of-fact: no yelling hello or goodbye in this place. But the ramen is outstanding, so maybe they're putting all their efforts into the (enormous) bowls.
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