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  • KOA Restaurant
    Iron Chef Yuji Wakiya opens KOA in Flatiron
    Iron Chef Yuji Wakiya has quietly come back to New York City. The 'Master of neo-Chinese cuisine' is at the helm of KOA, a new Flatiron restaurant run by Keiko Ono Aoki, widow of Rocky Aoki.Wakiya famously opened his eponymous restaurant...
  • Tuna and noodles, a classic standard
    Tuna and noodles, a classic standard
    There are many recipes that have stood the test of time. Some of those are the "classic standards", including meatloaf, fried chicken, pot roast and pork chops. There are scores of recipes for these favorites and they remain favorites up...
  • Chiang Mai Khai Soi Noodles
    Discovering Chiang Mai's famous Khao Soi
    Chiang Mai Curry Noodles, also known as Khao Soi, is a popular lunch meal found mainly in northern Thailand. This spicy noodle soup usually consists of a bowl of egg noodles and a chicken leg covered in a soupy mild coconut curry, topped with...
  • Kevin Reddy no tip
    Kevin Reddy no tip: Skip the tip, says 'Noodles' restaurant CEO Kevin Reddy
    Kevin Reddy's "no tip" advice is raising a few eyebrows in the competitive world of sit-down dining. “Noodles & Company”– a fast-casual restaurant that specializes in international and American noodle dishes ...
  • Restaurant CEO skip the tip
    Restaurant CEO: Skip the tip says 'Noodles' CEO
    A restaurant CEO says skip the tip when dining at one of his eateries, Noodles & Co. On March 19, CNBC reported that there is a "no tipping" policy at the 380 Noodles locations in the U.S. He feels that it's more important for...
  • Invite sausage to dinner in a main dish
    Invite sausage to dinner in a main dish
    Normally, sausage is a meat that we tend to have only at breakfast. It's uses are multi-folded! We enjoy it as an accompaniment to eggs and toast, pancakes and waffles, as well as the center of a hot buttermilk biscuit. Over time, this...
  • Eight weird ways to enjoy ramen
    Eight weird ways to enjoy ramen
    Tired of the same old ramen that you always buy at the store? Why not try these awesome ideas that some of the biggest ramen fanatics came up with?Proceed with caution because some of them may be too overwhelming for some.
  • Soup for you!
    Roaming for ramen? Try Snappy in Somerville
    For a nice bowl of comfort that's miles above those 25-cent ramen packs, Boston is growing a nice supply of ramen shops. Many restaurants serve it only for lunch, for a couple of hours a night, or on special occasions. I don’t have...
  • Sang Kee soups up culinary infusion
    Sang Kee soups up culinary infusion
    With all the media hype surrounding the weekend’s biggest event, the Super Bowl, it seemed only fitting to discover what soups Philadelphia has to offer. Being a major East Coast city, it would be too arduous of a task to pop in each venue...
  • Pass on the potatoes: Serve a lighter side dish with dinner
    Pass on the potatoes: Serve a lighter side dish with dinner
    Hearty, comforting meals can sometimes be heavy. Adding a side dish that is equally dense can weigh you down.Serving up a lighter side dish with dinner that will provide the starch and carbohydrates you’re looking for without a heavy feeling...
  • Vietnamese pho - steeping hot, full of flavor
    Baltimore's top pho restaurants
    With the hullabaloo about pop-up ramen restaurants and ramen nights here in Baltimore I thought this would be a good time to remind you of our other “noodle” options. What better way than Vietnamese pho.Pho, properly spelled is really...
  • Ramen
    Noodles Nursdays at Clementine
    Baltimore has been a ramen desert. Then there was Pabu’s pop-up ramen at Lamill for one night only. Artifact Coffee announced a guest chef/restaurant ramen takeover from Washington DC – Toki Underground with ramen this week through...
  • Mie Sedaap Supreme Chicken Onion Noodles
    Mie Sedaap Supreme – Chicken Onion Flavor Noodles
    Noodles have always been a comfort food for many, including me. What feels and taste more delicious than a hot and spicy bowl of fully cooked noodles in a cold day or a day that you just feel down? Noodles seem to have the magic power of healing,...
  • Tokifact
    Ramen takeover at Artifact Coffee
    I don’t know about you, but I sure love my noodles and Baltimore is in dire need of some serious ramen houses. We aren’t there yet but we are being offered a taste as Washington DC’s Toki Underground is partnering with Artifact...
  • bowl of spaetzle topped with butter
    Spaetzle: lightning-fast noodles (or dumplings)
    Spaetzle are a food with an identity crisis. Are these chunky noodles, or are they tiny dumplings? Spaetzle are made without any leavening, making them closer to noodles in nature. However, they also contain milk in addition to eggs and flour, and...