Category Archives: * Stars 4.1 – 5.0

#2892: Neko Ramen Snack Chicken

#2892: Neko Ramen Snack Chicken

Okay so this one was found up in Canada at China World. It was apart from the instant noodles and looked really odd where it was sitting to be honest. So let’s crack it open and give it a try. ...see full post

#2890: Nissin U.F.O. Flaming Hot Seafood Flavour

#2890: Nissin U.F.O. Flaming Hot Seafood Flavour Singapore

So this one is made in Indonesia and I got it from Nissin Singapore – thanks! The last one of these I tried was ‘Japanese Sauce’ flavor – and definitely was very Indonesian in flavor and quite amazing. Very curious about this one – let’s take a look. ...see full post

#2889: Sugakiya Nagoya Kishimen

#2889: Sugakiya Nagoya Kishimen umai crate

Here’s one that came by way of Japan Crate’s Umai Crate – thanks! You can get nice boxes of instant noodles all the way from Japan to your door every month – check em out! Here’s what they had to say about these in the pamphlet that comes with the box: ...see full post

Meet The Manufacturer: #2887: Three Meters Noodles Shallot Taste

Meet The Manufacturer: #2887: Three Meters Noodles Shallot Taste

Shallots are one thing I have always enjoyed. Kind of like an onion, really oily and strong flavor. This one says it’s got shallot flavor to it – and I’ve had a lot of shallot flavored Taiwanese varieties to date. Let’s see how it is! ...see full post

Meet The Manufacturer: #2886: Three Meters Noodles Spicy Taste

Meet The Manufacturer: #2886: Three Meters Noodles Spicy Taste

It seems like every dry noodle company has a spicy one. Usually these are Sichuan peppercorn-infused, logical and tasty. Let’s have a look in this brown bag and see what is within! ...see full post

Meet The Manufacturer: #2882: Miandom Tasty Asia Green Curry Shrimp Flavoured Instant Noodles

Meet The Manufacturer: #2882: Miandom Tasty Asia Green Curry Shrimp Flavoured Instant Noodles

Today, we part ways with Miandom and their Tasty Asia range. I have a feeling green curry and black pepper crab might not be the only products we see from this new company. This is the green curry cup version. Let’s take a look! ...see full post

#2878: Samyang Foods Samyang Ramen Hot

#2878: Samyang Foods Samyang Ramen Hot

When I first noticed these on Samyang Foods’ Instagram feed, I was really curious. I’ve had the hot Samyang Ramen in the past and liked it. But I thought I should give it a look, especially with the new red look to it. ...see full post

#2875: Nissin Cup Noodle Seafood Ramen Noodle Soup

#2875: Nissin Cup Noodle Seafood Ramen Noodle Soup

Well this is very nice to see. This is a popular variety in Japan. Cup Noodle Seafood has been around for some time. Well, Nissin USA has brought it here to the United States in a microwave form with no added MSG and no artificial flavors. Here’s a little tidbit from Wikipedia about Cup Noodle – ...see full post

#2873: Samyang Foods Korean Gomtang

#2784: Samyang Foods Korean Gomtang

It seems like almost everything that comes from South Korea is spicy, doesn’t it? Well, let’s break that concept right here. Gomtang isn’t spicy at all – it’s milky and beefy! Herte’s a little about it from Wikipedia – ...see full post

#2871: Island Foods Chiba · Matsudo Tsukemen (Dipping noodles) – Chuka Soba Tomita

#2871: Island Foods Chiba · Matsudo Tsukemen (Dipping noodles) - Chuka Soba Tomita

Here’s one sent to me by Ippin, a purveyor of lots of different Japanese products. This is definitely a fancy variety from a set of Kanto region varieties based on popular ramen shops. Not a lot of boxes come across my desk so this should be interesting! Here’s what the Ippin website had to say about this variety: ...see full post

#2870: Little Cook Tomato Beef Noodles

#2870: Little Cook Tomato Beef Noodles

I received this as a gift from a representative of the Little Cook brand in Taipei, Taiwan at the Taiwan International Food Expo! Thank you very much! She also accepted the third place award from The Ramen Rater’s Top Ten Taiwanese Instant Noodles Of All Time 2017 Edition – Little Cook Green Curry –  at the awards show. I’ve been waiting for the right time to have this one! Let’s take a look! ...see full post

#2869: Chencun The Flavours Of Yunnan China Torpid & Peppery Beef

#2869: Chencun The Flavours Of Yunnan China Torpid & Peppery Beef

Alright so when I found this up at China World in Richmond, BC, I was curious. ‘What’s this torpid all about, anyway?’ Well, Thanks to my friend Kyle, that’s been cleared up. It’s a really bad translation. This really should be Sichuan Spicy Flavor. As far as torpid goes, here’s the definition – ...see full post