Hoshi Ramen is in the works across from Wright State University.
Photo: Mark Fisher
Photo: Mark Fisher

New ramen restaurant now hiring across from Wright State

A Japanese restaurant called Hoshi Ramen is now hiring and gearing up to open on Colonel Glenn Highway across from Wright State University.

The new restaurant is coming to the former College Store bookstore, located between Yaffa Grill Mediterranean Food and Tik’s Thai Express in a retail center at 2820 Colonel Glenn Highway, according to Minchun Li, who is launching the restaurant with his parents, Sheng and Anna Li. The family previously helped to operate the Flying Tiger restaurant in Fairborn.

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The 3,200-square-foot restaurant is still under construction, but could open this spring, Eric Li said. It will seat about 100 and will employ about 20, Li said.

Those interested in applying can send a resume to hoshiramen.llc@gmail.com.

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The menu will include multiple styles of ramen, made in authentic Japanese style, Li said. It also will feature weekly specials that were favorites of customers at Flying Tiger, which was founded by Minchun Li’s grandparents and which operated for nearly 30 years at 60 S. Broad St. in Fairborn. 

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Hoshi Ramen is now hiring for the restaurant that will open across from Wright State University.

“No one else around here serves authentic Japanese ramen,” Li said. “The  pork broth for our soup is simmered for 10 hours, and I’ve been working on perfecting it.”

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