Category Archives: Other

#2818: Nissin Donbei Green Curry Udon Cup Noodles

#2818: Nissin Donbei Green Curry Udon Cup Noodles

Hey look at this! This came by way of Hobby Link Japan, a great site that has all sorts of amazing Japanese things including instant noodles! Thank you very much! This is a very large cup variety containing udon and green curry flavor. To be honest, I’ve not seen much if any green curry coming out of Japanese instant noodle companies in the past. Did I mention I freaking love green curry? Alright – let’s hit it! ...see full post

Meet The Manufacturer: Re-Review: Sapporo Ichiban Chow Mein

Meet The Manufacturer: Re-Review: Sapporo Ichiban Chow Mein

Well, hello there! You know, if I’m not mistaken, we’ve met here before. Oh yeah – multiple times on the top ten list back in it’s infancy! To be honest, this has been one I’ve loved for ages – perhaps decades. Boy, that makes me feel old… I think I should just let this variety speak for itself – let’s have a look at the contents and give it a try! ...see full post

Meet The Manufacturer: Re-Review: Sapporo Ichiban Shio Ramen Japanese Style Noodles

Meet The Manufacturer: Re-Review: Sapporo Ichiban Shio Ramen Japanese Style Noodles

Hey cool! I’ve been really looking forward to reviewing this one. You might not know, but this is the background for The Ramen Rater logo! It was review #652 – posted February 1, 2012. Six years ago! I really liked how the picture came out and thought hey – let’s make a new logo! But only recently have I said what the background was – didn’t think anyone would be interested. Anyways, now you know! Here’s a little about Shio ramen from Wikipedia – ...see full post

Meet The Manufacturer: Re-Review: Sapporo Ichiban Original Flavor Oriental Noodle Soup

Meet The Manufacturer: Re-Review: Sapporo Ichiban Original Flavor Oriental Noodle Soup

Here we have the cup version of the flavor we started this Meet The Manufacturer series with – original flavor. This is soy sauce flavor, aka shoyu. Here’s a little about shoyu ramen from Wikipedia – ...see full post

Meet The Manufacturer: Re-Review: Sapporo Ichiban Miso Ramen

Meet The Manufacturer: Re-Review: Sapporo Ichiban Miso Ramen

Here’s one of the four fancy varieties from Sapporo Ichiban – their miso ramen variety. Miso is a fermented soybean paste. Here’s a little about it from Wikipedia ...see full post

Meet The Manufacturer: Re-Review: Sapporo Ichiban Japanese Style Noodles & Original Flavored Soup

Meet The Manufacturer: Re-Review: Sapporo Ichiban Japanese Style Noodles & Original Flavored Soup

Thought starting things off with the original variety would make sense. So they told me that original flavor indeed was soy sauce, which also is known as shoyu ramen. Here’s a little about shoyu ramen from Wikipedia ...see full post

#2815: Sapporo Ichiban Pokemon Shoyu Ramen

#2785: Sapporo Ichiban Pokemon Shoyu Ramen Japan Ramen Box

This one comes by way of Japan Ramen Box. Japan Ramen Box is a new subscription box outfit with neat varieties to check out! Go visit their website and have a look! ...see full post

Meet The Manufacturer: #2814: Little Couples Q Noodle Taiwan Sauce Taste

Meet The Manufacturer: #2814: Little Couples Q Noodle Taiwan Sauce Taste

We end our days focusing on Little Couples Q Noodle today – thanks again for taking part in Meet The Manufacturer! This one is a bit of a mystery to me – Taiwan sauce flavor. Only one way to figure this one out – let’s give it a try! ...see full post

Meet The Manufacturer: #2813: Little Couples Q Noodle Oyster Sauce Taste

Meet The Manufacturer: #2813: Little Couples Q Noodle Oyster Sauce Taste

Today it’s an oyster sauce variety. I like oyster sauce – has a nice blend of flavors to it and I’m very curious about how it will meld with a noodle. Let’s find out! ...see full post

Meet The Manufacturer: #2812: Little Couples Q Noodle Fried Garlic Taste

Meet The Manufacturer: #2812: Little Couples Q Noodle Fried Garlic Taste

Hey who doesn’t like garlic? Okay, maybe vampires… But hey – I certainly like garlic. Fried garlic is good too. Let’s see how this one comes out. ...see full post

Meet The Manufacturer: #2811: Little Couples Q Noodle Taiwan Soybean Taste

Meet The Manufacturer: #2811: Little Couples Q Noodle Taiwan Soybean Taste

Today it’s soybean paste noodles. Chajang, Jjajang, soy bean paste. Lots of different names for it. Let’s look inside! ...see full post

Meet The Manufacturer: #2810: Little Couples Q Noodle Spicy Taste

Meet The Manufacturer: #2810: Little Couples Q Noodle Spicy Taste

The place I usually like to start with a dry noodles company is their Sichuan style spicy noodle. They usually have one and so it’s kind of a good baseline. Let’s have a look! ...see full post