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

In and Out

The Opening and Closing of the Week: August 23-29

The bar food gods giveth and they taketh away.

08/29/2014 Photography by Katharine Shilcutt

New & Notable

Ninja Ramen's New Approach on Washington Avenue

Ninja Ramen offers one thing and one thing only: ramen.

07/28/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Soup's On

The Ramen Secret is Out at Soma Sushi

Chef Gabe Medina serves the best ramen in town—and lunch is the best time to try it.

05/14/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Drink It In

First Look at Ninja Ramen's Cocktail Menu

The new ramen and cocktail joint on Washington Avenue is opening soon.

04/28/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Soup of the Day

Lining Up for Ramen

Expect to wait for your noodles at Ramen Jin in Westchase.

01/07/2014 By Robb Walsh

Ramen Roundup

Texas Ramen at Soma Sushi for Two Nights Only

What's better than barbecue or ramen? Barbecue AND ramen.

09/27/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Soup of the Day

Tats' Dipping Noodles

At Tatsu-Ya in Austin, the chef recommends the dipping noodles.

08/27/2013 By Robb Walsh

Ramenarama

Slurping Up IKEA's Great Ramen Challenge

Six chefs, $3 worth of ingredients, one winning bowl of ramen.

08/23/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Ramenarama

Building a Better Bowl of Ramen

IKEA challenges seven of Houston's top restaurants to create the best bowl of ramen for only $3.

08/20/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Soup of the Day

All About Mi

The bowl of curly egg noodles called "mi" is the Vietnamese answer to ramen.

08/05/2013 By Robb Walsh

Soup of the Day

Ramen Rant

Ramen is catching on in Houston, but it's not likely to rival pho, mi, or bun bo Hue anytime soon.

08/01/2013 By Robb Walsh

Ramen

A Ten-Stop Tampopo Tour of Houston

Find the best noodles in town on a voyage of ramen discovery.

08/01/2013 By Robb Walsh

On the Table

Ramenarama

Getting to the bottom of Japan’s favorite bowl of noodles.

08/01/2013 By Robb Walsh Photography by Nick de la Torre

Ramen News

Retooling at Goro & Gun

When do I get some soup?

03/28/2013 By Robb Walsh