Houston Ramen Shop Opens Second Location in Downtown Food Hall

POSTED: September 18, 2023 AT 1:01 pm   /   Japanese, Ramen, Restaurant Openings

Samurai Noodle, the longstanding restaurant just off I-10 at 1801 Durham, has opened a new food stall at Lyric Market at 411 Smith in downtown Houston. Though the stall at Ramen Lyric Market is significantly smaller than Samurai Noodle’s brick-and-mortar location, it makes use of every inch of space to uphold chef-owner and founder Ryo […]

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Ramen Tatsu-Ya Turns 10, and It’s Celebrating by Giving Back to Its Customers

POSTED: August 31, 2022 AT 5:50 pm   /   Food Finds, Ramen

Ramen Tatsu-Ya, the popular Montrose ramen shop 1722 California that started in Austin, is turning 10 years old. To celebrate this milestone birthday, it’s rewarding every single diner (yes, every single one) with free prizes from September 1 through 4. If you pay the restaurant a visit during the promotion, you’ll get a lucky red […]

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Essential Dishes: Best Ramen in Houston

POSTED: March 8, 2019 AT 12:06 pm   /   Food Finds, Houston's Best, Ramen

We continue our weekly series on Houston’s essential dishes with a look at the Bayou City’s best bowls of ramen. If you’ve missed any of our previous stories in the series, catch up with the links below. Essential Dishes: Best Steaks in Houston Essential Dishes: Best Burgers in Houston Essential Dishes: Best Poke in Houston […]

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JINYA Jumps Into the Brisket Ramen Game in Houston

POSTED: November 1, 2018 AT 7:18 am   /   Barbecue, Food Finds, Ramen

Earlier this year, Ramen Tatsu Ya introduced Houstonians to a brisket-infused bowl of ramen.The Austin-based noodle house teamed up with Brenham’s Truth Barbecue to roll out two seasonal dishes, each featuring pitmaster Leonard Botello IV’s brisket. Each time was a one-day only event which drew lines and, of course, sold out relatively quickly. Now, chef Tomonori Takahashi of JINYA Ramen Bar has […]

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