In today's "Ask a Fool" segment, Motley Fool One analyst Jason Moser fields a question from a Fool who asks: "Is Noodles & Company (NASDAQ:NDLS) a long-term investment?" There's no question Noodles and Company's IPO has the stock headed in the right direction. Jason offers his take on the situation, and what investors should look out for.

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