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Haute Spot Soups On Ohjah Noodle House By Aly Wagonseller WITH COLD WEATHER COMES A HANKERIN’ FOR soup, and traditional Japanese ramen is tops on the list. Why? Flavorful broth, a slew of noodles for slurping, pork belly, miso, vegetables…it’s comfort food in a bowl. So when a local Japanese teppanyaki steakhouse empire added two new ramen outlets to its wildly popular chain of restaurants, we had to try it out. Located at 35 Horizon Ridge Pkwy., #160, and 7150 S. Durango Dr., Ohjah Noodle House brings ramen to the burbs. Serving soup, appies and a few signature dishes in a casual, friendly locale, it’s a quick, easy and convenient way to get your soup on. 74 Chef and owner Zhigang Wang certainly knows what people want in a restaurant. Much like his original Vegas ventures, you can expect modern, yet welcoming décor, great prices, ample portions sizes and attentive service. Appetizer offerings included Tako (octopus) sashimi with wasabi (fresh and a bargain at $3.75), squid and shrimp skewers, gyoza potstickers, fried oysters and more, with nothing priced over $5. Signature dishes, sans the broth, include katsu, salmon, beef and chicken dishes, along with fried noodles and rice that’s sim