February 17, 2020 By

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The Ramen Rater’s Top Ten South Korean Instant Noodles Of All Time 2020 Edition

The Ramen Rater's Top Ten South Korean Instant Noodles Of All Time 2020 Edition

This year has been tumultuous for The Ramen Rater – busy and hectic, and so this, the first of many Top Ten Lists slated for release during the year is delayed – sorry about that. There are my absolute favorite varieties, current as of review #3400, of which 383 are South Korean in origin. I also want to mention – don’t wear a track jacket when recording with a lapel mic – it came out awful and worse than the audio that was used from the camera.  All varieties are manufactured in South Korea. If you are a company interested in having your products showcased, please drop me a line. Let’s begin! ...see full post

February 20, 2020 By

#3427: Samyang Foods Buldak Bokkeummyun Light – South Korea

#3427: Samyang Foods Buldak Bokkeummyun Light - South Korea

Here we have the latest in the long line of Buldak varieties from Samyang Foods. This is Buldak Light – so let me explain. This one has only 375 calories. The noodles are not fried, so all that oil used in frying isn’t present. But not only is it lighter on calories, it’s lighter on heat. It’s 40% less spicy than original Buldak Bokkeummyun clocking in at 2,600SHU compared to the original’s 4,400SHU. ...see full post

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#3426: One Culture Foods Taiwanese Beef Noodle – United States

#3426: One Culture Foods Taiwanese Beef Noodle - United States

Okay so this one should be interesting. The last one I had from this company was alright. Taiwanese beef noodle is kind of a big deal over in Taiwan. Curious how this one will be. Let’s find out. ...see full post

February 18, 2020 By

#3425: Nissin U.F.O. Chow Mein Noodles Spicy Beef Artificial Flavor – Hong Kong

#3425: Nissin U.F.O. Chow Mein Noodles Spicy Beef Artificial Flavor - Hong Kong

It’s like a parallel universe! Where am I?! WHO CAN EXPLAIN THIS??

Okay so what’s the problem? This is from Hong Kong. It says flavor not flavour. I don’t understand. ...see full post

February 15, 2020 By

#3424: Takamori Kosan Butter & Soy Sauce Spaghetti – Japan

#3424: Takamori Kosan Butter & Soy Sauce Spaghetti - Japan

Here’s one that was found in an Umai Crate. Umai Crate is a moonthly subscription box you can get from Japan – lots of cool stuff to try every month! Use coupon code THERAMENRATER for a discount! ...see full post

February 14, 2020 By

#3423: mi ABC Mi Instan Vegetable Flavour – Indonesia

#3423: mi ABC Mi Instan Vegetable Flavour - Indonesia

They had these in 4 packs up in Canada at the Foodyworld store in Richmond, BC. I’m a sucker for Indonesian varieties I’ve not tried and so here we are. Vegetable flavor is always interesting. Will it be predominantly shiitake, broccoli? Butter? I guess we’ll find out! ...see full post