Category Archives: Maruchan

The Ramen Rater’s Top Ten American Instant Noodles Of All Time 2017 Edition

American The Ramen Rater's Top Ten American Instant Noodles Of All Time 2017 Edition

After a few years, I thought I ought to update this list. I thought I even ought to change the name a little. Honestly, not a huge amount of instant noodles from the United States cross my desk these days and of those that do, not many are 5 stars. Nonetheless, there are some changes in the past few years that I thought were noteworthy and so here you go! These are the best instant noodles from the United States out of the 2,500+ varieties of instant noodles I’ve reviewed thus far. ...see full post

#2529: Maruchan Gotsumori Chanpon Ramen

#2529: Maruchan Gotsumori Chanpon Ramen - Japan - The Ramen Rater - www.boxfromjapan.com

Here’s one from Javier over at www.BoxFromJapan.com, a service where you can get a monthly box of interesting ramen from Japan! So this one is a chanpon variety – here’s something from Wikipedia about chanpon – ...see full post

The Ramen Rater’s Bottom Ten Instant Noodles Of All Time 2017 Edition

The Ramen Rater's Bottom Ten Instant Noodles Of All Time 2017 Edition

So today it’s the fifth annual The Ramen Rater’s Bottom Ten Instant Noodles Of All Time. On my other lists, I exclude varieties that no longer are on the market. On this list, everything’s fair game for the bottom ten. As I say in the video presentation, if you like some of these, there’s nothing wrong with you – I just find these detestable personally. These are my least favorite varieties of the over 2400 varieties posted to date. Without gurther ado, the bottom ten. ...see full post

#2475: Maruchan Seimen Red Spicy Dandan Men

#2475: Maruchan Seimen Red Spicy Dandan Men - Japan - The Ramen Rater - マルちゃん正麺 カップ うま辛担担麺

Here’s one from Javier over at www.BoxFromJapan.com – thank you! So Box From Japan is a subscription service – every month, you can get a different four bowls of instant ramen from Japan – pretty awesome!  This one’s dandanmen – let’s see what Wikipedia has to say about this variety – ...see full post

#2303: Maruchan Sopa Maruchan Sabor A Camaron

#2303: Maruchan Sopa Maruchan Sabor A Camaron - Mexico

Here’s one my friend Paul S. brought me back from a trip to Mexico – thanks again, bro! So instant noodles are very popular in Latin America. A lot of flavors that reflect the local tastes, this one being shrimp. Let’s check it out! ...see full post

#2236: Maruchan Gotsumori Koku Tonkotsu Ramen

Here’s another one sent to me by Javier from Box From Japan. Box From Japan has subscriptions for all sorts of neat Japanese things. I regret to say that I was informed that they won’t be taking subscriptions for their ramen boxes for now – hopefully that will start again soon. He mentioned that you can purchase instant noodles from them here. Here’s what he had to say about this particular variety: ...see full post

#2227: Maruchan Ramen Noodle Soup Sriracha Chicken Flavour

Time for a new domestic variety! found this one a while back down in Renton, Washington at the Uwajimaya there. It’s right next to where they have Pokemon League at a card shop. Anyways, it was kind of a shock since I found this one, their new chipotle chicken cup, and a few new bowls they came out with recently. I think this is the last of the new stuff. Let’s give it a look! ...see full post

#2205: Maruchan Bowl Taste Of Asia Hearty Pork Flavor Tonkotsu Ramen

Tonkotsu is probably my favorite traditional ramen flavor. This and creamy broth with pork. Can’t beat it. Well, it’s now available from Maruchan in the USA in this bowl form! Let’s see how it fares! ...see full post

#2170: Maruchan Ramen Noodle Soup Mushroom Flavor

Here’s another one sent by a reader named Colin – thanks again! Today, I thought I’d cook up something for my wife Kit. Her actual name is Christine, but I’ve called her Kit for years. She’s always been a big fan of mushrooms – in fact, it’s because of her that I’ve started to like them. Oddly, here’s a Maruchan instant noodle I’ve not reviewed yet. I didn’t even know it still existed til Colin sent it over. Let’s have a look at this one. ...see full post

#2147: Maruchan Instant Lunch Pork Flavor Ramen Noodles With Vegetables

Before I start, I wanted to thank Happiness Engineer Anne and the folks at Automattic, makers of the Jetpack plugin for WordPress. There was a bug in the way it handled mobile themes with their newest release and I asked for help. In less than 2 days, a fix was out and everything’s looking nice again!  ...see full post

#2142: Maruchan Bowl Taste Of Asia Miso Chicken Flavor Spicy Miso Ramen

Here’s another one of these interesting new Maruchan Taste Of Asia bowls… These are really interesting; such a departure for their traditionally domestic flavors that are sold here in the United States. I like it! Let’s give it a try! ...see full post

#2132: Maruchan Instant Lunch Chipotle Chicken Flavor Ramen Noodle Soup

Here’s another new one from Maruchan – Chipotle Chicken. It looks like an interesting one – let’s look inside and find out! ...see full post