Why should ramen lovers have all the fun? If the lines out the door here are any indication, udon (thick wheat noodles) are next. At the Sawtelle Japantown branch of this from-Japan shop, order noodles in your choice of broth, then slide your tray around the cafeteria-style counter to top them with tempura fried before your eyes.
Other sides include potato croquettes and onigiri (rice balls). Condiments such as green onion and grated ginger provide a final flourish.