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The tonkotsu ramen ($10) at Runa Izakaya in Tinley Park comes with a chicken and pork broth, fresh noodles, pork slices, bean sprouts, seaweed, eggs, mushrooms, and green onions. Photos by Megan Schuller/22nd Century Media 
The Fire Dragon roll ($14.99) features baked shrimp tempura wrapped with rice and seaweed, and topped with salmon, white tuna, red tobiko, onion, eel sauce and spicy mayo.
Nuria Mathog, Editor
6:01 am CST January 20, 2019

It is the classic lunchtime debate: sushi, pad thai or Chinese? 

At Runa Izakaya in Tinley Park, diners can have it all.

Owner Mark Cheung, a longtime resident of Chicago’s Bridgeport neighborhood, prides himself on the restaurant’s diversity of Asian offerings. Among the items on Runa Izakaya’s expansive menu are Japanese nigiri — raw fish served on top of rice — and signature sushi rolls adapted to more American palates, as well as Thai noodle dishes and Chinese entrees, such as lo mein and Szechuan chicken.