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

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