The Essential Guide to Asiatown

4 Noodle Bowls You Need to Know About

Stir-fried or in a soup, a bowl of noodles speaks directly to the soul in any language, across all cuisines.

06/22/2018 By Katharine Shilcutt

Mudbugs in a Bowl

Our Latest Obsession: Clamoring For the Crawmen at Ramen Tatsu-Ya

Ramen Tatsu-Ya's take on crawfish will have you wanting more.

05/03/2018 By Joanna O'Leary

Yoda Man

The Best Thing at Ramen Tatsu-Ya Is...Brussels Sprouts?

Not feeling noodles? Load up on veggies instead.

11/07/2017 By Alice Levitt

Bowled Over

Republic Diner Is Back October 3 With a New Ramen Menu

The Heights Korean eatery is serving up free noodles to celebrate.

10/02/2017 By Alice Levitt

Wasabae

Houston's Best Japanese Food, According to Chef Jean Philippe Gaston

Where to find the best sushi, katsu and more.

08/11/2017 By Julia Gsell

Cold as Ice

A Spicy Special at Ramen Tatsu-Ya For the Sweaty Season

Cold ramen? Yes, please.

05/23/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

Editor's Picks

The 10 Best Restaurants for Late-Night Nosh

For when need some grub to soak up the night's festivities (or you're just craving breakfast tacos at 1 a.m. — no judgment, we've been there).

03/21/2017 By Brooke Viggiano

Noodling Around

Izakaya Rolls Out Ramen for National Noodle Month

Beginning March 1, the fusion pub will serve six diverse ramen bowls.

02/27/2017 By Rafa Farihah

Umami-Rama

First Bite: Agu, A Ramen Bistro

Okinawa native Hisashi “Teddy” Uehara is about to open his third Houston ramen bar in less than two months.

12/14/2016 By Alice Levitt

Nao is the Time

Nao Ramen House Opens Tomorrow in Rice Village

On December 1, the slurping begins at the former 55 Bar & Restaurant.

11/30/2016 By Alice Levitt

Spooks & Spirits

Ninja Ramen Is Dressing Up as Anvil for Halloween

Who said only human beings could rock a Halloween costume?

10/29/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Hidden Houston

Houston’s Most Delicious Off-Menu Dishes

You’ll need to ask for these four favorites, including the chicken-fried lobster tail of your dreams.

10/24/2016 By Alice Levitt

We Want It Nao

Nao Ramen House Is Coming to Rice Village

Ramen, robata and bao are taking over 55 Bar & Restaurant's Morningside Drive digs.

10/12/2016 By Alice Levitt

Editor's Picks

12 Westchase Restaurants to Try Right Now

From Persian to ramen to Tex-Mex, this incredibly international part of town has you covered.

01/12/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Editor’s Picks

Where to Get Your Ramen On Right Now

A noodle-lover’s list of the best and newest spots to bury your face in a bowl of broth.

07/09/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Slurp It Up

Tackling the Texas Ramen at the New Whole Foods on Voss

Is it possible to combine barbecued beef brisket and ramen into one delicious dish? Sometimes.

06/10/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Slurp It Up

Extreme Eats: Fat Bao Ramen Challenge

At Fat Bao, a cash prize is up for grabs if you can finish a bowl of ramen five times the normal size.

05/29/2015 By Megha Tejpal

In and Out

The Opening & Closing of the Week: Feb 28-Mar 6

Mutt City cuisine makes itself at home on Washington Avenue.

03/06/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

On the Table

Review: Jinya Ramen Makes Landfall in Webster

And it just may be the finest ramen shop in all of Houstonia.

01/04/2015 Photography by Kate LeSueur

Best Restaurants 2014

Best New Restaurants: Ramen

Sure, noodle shops are everywhere, but a few places have turned a simple pleasure into a special one indeed.

09/30/2014 By Robb Walsh and Katharine Shilcutt