There’s probably a unique noodle dish from every country in the world. You won’t find that list here.

Instead, we focus on where noodles originated: Asia. We discovered Chinese hand-pulled noodles, Japanese shirataki noodles and the best bets for instant noodles at home.

Here’s to sipping warm broth and slurping noodles all winter long.

Edited by Stefanie Gans with Nicole Bayne, Susannah Black, Carten Cordell, Ann Hsu Kaufman & Allison B. Simpson

Photography by Rey Lopez, Mike Ramm, Aaron Spicer and Jonathan Timmes


A&J Asian Fusion Bangkok Golden Elephant Jumps
Huong Viet Jang Won Korean Chinese Restaurant
Kababayan Filipino Gourmet Little Saigon
Lotus Garden 0115noodles_intro_maneki MoMos
Myanmar Restaurant Palace Home Style Noodle INC
Pho N More South China Restaurant
Tanpopo Ramen House Thai Square



Use Your Noodle
Ramen Taste Test
pho map
Pho Listing
buying guide
Buying Guide
The Making of Water & Wall’s Silk Road Noodle Pop-Up
0115noodles_intro_quotesNotes on Noodles


(January 2015)