Now Serving Ramen Downtown
Taste Our Vibrant Southeast Asian Cuisine.
Karaage Rice Bowl
Steamed rice topped with karaage chicken thigh, char-grilled bok choy, pickled red onions, house aioli drizzle, cilantro.
Cold Smoked Pork Belly Buns
Steamed buns with cold smoked chasu pork belly, housemade pickles, house yuzu aioli and cilantro.
Tan Tan Ramen
Tonkotsu soup, sesame paste base (noshio), ground pork, house spicy oil, kimchi, bamboo shoots, char grilled green onions, bean sprouts, soft egg.
Roasted pumpkin ramen with seasonal squash, baby corn, red cabbage, bok choy, and Chashu Pork.
Cucumber and Daikon Salad — 8.50
Sliced salted cucumbers, pickled Daikon radish, fried shoestring butternut squash, creamy Asian vingrette dressing (vegan)
Soy Protein — 4
Chashu chicken or Karaage chicken — 6
4oz seared Ahi Tuna — 9
6oz steak — 9
Marinated in a southeast Asian marinade Consisting of garlic, ginger, black bean paste called Douchi, And fermented chili paste called Gochujang. The marinade gives it a sweet earthy flavor. It’s then battered with potato starch and deep fried.
London Calling — 13
Earl Grey Infused Plantation 3-Star, Oloroso Sherry, Vanilla Bean Syrup, Lemon Juice, and Cherry Bark Vanilla Bitters.
2nd Language brings some of the best global offerings into one innovative cultural hub in the heart of downtown Evansville, IN.
A CUISINE FEATURING A BLEND OF VIBRANT ASIAN FLAVORS.
When you step into 2nd Language, you’ll be immersed into a space of passion, culture, and history. With a cuisine ranging from a blend of vibrant Asian flavors to unique desserts. Our goal is to bring some of the best global offerings into one innovative cultural hub in the heart of downtown Evansville. Whether you’re in the mood for savory or sweet, lunch or dinner, our eclectic menu is designed to satiate taste buds big and small. Our selection ranges from authentic traditional and non-traditional Ramen to delicious rice bowls. Why the unique combination, you ask? We say, why not.
INSPIRED BY GLOBAL FLAVORS. INFLUENCED BY EUROPEAN PASTRIES.
Take your tastebuds on an adventure around the world with a bowl of our enriched and complex savory Ramen. All our ingredients and sauces for our Ramen are made in-house with the exception of woodle. All desserts, like authentic Japanese Honey Toast, will be made in-house at our French Patisserie, which is located on-site. Our passion for world cuisine is in every dish and every ingredient we create. Change your conceptions, shift your expectations, and expand your traditions. Yeah, we’re hungry now too. Come together at 2nd Language.