Now that the Las Vegas Valley has a handful of satisfying ramen shops, we’re forced to pick our favorite. Surprise—it’s the one that started it all. The competition is still chasing the succulent broth-and-noodle perfection Monta serves at its original Chinatown and new Eastern Avenue locations. 5030 Spring Mountain Road #6, 367-4600; Monta Chaya, 9310 S. Eastern Ave. #116, 331-5151. Daily, 11:30 am.-11 p.m.