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APRIL FOOLS! After Almost 15 Years, The Ramen Rater Is Retiring

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I WAS SURPRISED TO HEAR HOW MANY OF YOU I FOOLED! HAPPY APRIL FOOL’S DAY – I’LL BE REVIEWING INSTANT NOODLES FOR A LONG TIME COMING! ...see full post

#1818: Sugakiya Foods Nara Tenri Shoyu Ramen

Here’s another one that was sent to me by Javier over at Box From Japan – thanks! Box From Japan is a subscription service – you can get a box sent to you every month with some great noodles within! This one says got Chinese cabbage with a sweet soup and a deep flavor which is from something called ‘rajan,’ a strong and spicy red pepper seasoning fermented with rice koji. Let’s check it out! ...see full post

Friday Video: Viral Confusion – Instant Ramen Vs Fresh Ramen

So this week there have been a myriad of articles coming out; Eater, HuffPost, TV news websites… All showing this video and headlines like “Stop What You’re Doing: This Is How Ramen Noodles Are Made.” ...see full post

The Ramen Rater Top Ten In Courrier Japon Magazine

I got an email a few weeks back from a fellow named Hikaru T. from Courrier Japon magazin. He was interested in doing an article about my Top Ten list and asked if that’d be alright. I usually ask for a couple copies of the finished product and some cool instant noodle from the country where the magazine is. Well, he said okay and so here is the box that arrived today! ...see full post

Holiday Shopping & The Ramen Rater

As I’m sure many of you have noticed, there are lots of Amazon items on here. When you look at them and buy anything on Amazon, The Ramen Rater gets a small referral credit. This is really helpful as it helps keep the site going. So if you’re thinking of doing some Black Friday, Cyber Monday, or anytime buying on Amazon, check it out from here! Best of all, it costs you nothing. Thank you all for frequenting the site – lots of great new reviews coming! ...see full post