Finding Oodles of Noodles

Shabu Works (courtesy photo)

March is National Noodle Month, and there’s no wrong way to celebrate this carb-filled holiday! Check out these San Diego destinations for your noodle fix all month long.

As San Diego transitions from winter to spring, make the most of those lingering chilly evenings with a hearty serving of steamy noodles at Tajima. With multiple locations across San Diego, head in and try one of their signature ramens such as the Spicy Sesame Ramen; or opt for the featured March special. All month long, guests can savor Lucky’s Green Coconut Curry Ramen, featuring spinach noodles, chicken chashu, green coconut curry broth. This festive dish also includes a ½ ramen egg, bamboo shoots, bell peppers, basil, bean sprouts, and sesame seeds to top.

Share the wealth with a trip to Mongolian Hot Pot, located in Clairemont. The traditional hot pot eatery is the perfect spot for an interactive dining experience, with endless options. Select your broth and start the fun by adding in a medley of fresh veggies, premium proteins and of course, noodles! Dazzle your hot pot creation with wide potato, udon, egg or glass noodles.

All you can eat noodles? What’s not to like. Shabu Works in Mira Mesa is giving noodle lovers creative liberty with a buffet style set up. The ‘All You Can Eat’ Shabu-Shabu eatery allows guests to customize their own hot pot with a variety of fresh ingredients. Among the selection is a flurry of handmade noodle options including yam, udon and egg noodles. Enhance your hot pot creation with seasonal veggies, premium proteins and specialty broth bases called Flavor Bombs.

Use your noodle and pick the perfect one at Wokou Ramen located at The Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch. With a designated noodle menu, guests can select from a medley of dishes including the Drunken Noodles. This dish features Udon noodles, beef, chicken, bacon, mixed vegetables and house made mixed soy. For a zesty alternative, opt for the Buckwheat Soba Stir Fry, which incorporates Buckwheat Soba noodles, shrimp, snap peas, bell peppers, beansprouts and a gluten free citrus sauce!

Head to barleymash in downtown and enjoy a healthy alternative for your noodle obsession. The Farmhouse features roasted spaghetti squash filled with fresh zucchini noodles and seasonal vegetables. The zucchini noodles are accompanied by toasted quinoa, vegan basil and arugula pesto and a drizzle of cinnamon chili oil.