Saying Noodles & Company serves noodles is kind of like saying Albert Pujols hits home runs. The Denver-based fast-casual chain treats the humble noodle like the king of all food (which for much of the world it is). You get ample portions of perfectly cooked noodles mixed with sautéed-to-order fresh vegetables, flavorful sauces and meat or tofu. Best of all, you can customize your meal to your heart's content, creating the expected (an "Indonesian Peanut Sauté" with chicken, say) or the, um, unique ("Wisconsin Mac & Cheese" with shrimp?). Whatever you choose, for not very much money -- and in very little time -- you'll enjoy a tasty and pretty dang healthy meal. See listings for additional locations above and under "South."