When: Feb. 19 | Noon-3 p.m. Where: Urbanbelly, 1400 W. Randolph St. How much: $75-$150 Tickets: ramenfest2017. brownpapertickets.com
The skinny: The third annual competition brings together 23 chefs including Stephanie Izard and Giuseppe Tentori to vie for votes from judges and hungry ramen lovers. Admission includes a taste of every variety of ramen plus two drinks. Proceeds benefit Inspiration Kitchens.