October 22, 2017 By

#2591: Myojo Charumera Licca Chan Onion Gratin Soup Noodle

#2591: Myojo Charumera Licca Chan Onion Gratin Soup Noodle - Japan - The Ramen Rater - instant noodles ramen

Found these up in Canada at the Osaka market in Yaohan Centre.                            So I’ve seen this on instagram a few times and been wondering what the big deal is. Moreover, what is Licca? Here’s something from Wikipedia – ...see full post

October 21, 2017 By

#2590: JinMaiLang Bone Soup (Spare Ribs Flavour) Noodle

#2590: JinMaiLang Bone Soup (Spare Ribs Flavour) Noodle - China - The Ramen Rater - instant noodles - ramen noodles

Recently we headed up to Canada for a nice meet up with new friends and to find some noodles. This one spoke to me and said ‘Halloween’ – I mean, bone soup made from boiling pork bones is a very traditional kind of thing – heck, it could be also seen as something Thanksgiving style where after the meal the carcass of the turkey is boiled to pull out all of that great flavor. But the black and green big letters and all just kind of screamed skeletons! Trick or treat! Spooky! ...see full post

October 20, 2017 By

Unboxing Time: Gourmet Ramen Club

Unboxing Time: Gourmet Ramen Club

Happy Friday! Today we have a box from the nice folks over at Gourmet Ramen Club, a newcomer to the subscription instant noodle box world. ...see full post

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#2589: Nongshim Mr. Bibim Korean Spicy Chicken Flavour

#2589: Nongshim Mr. Bibim Korean Spicy Chicken Flavour - South Korea - The Ramen Rater - instant noodles ramen noodle soup bibimbap

Hot and spicy Korean fried chicken. Hmm – where have I heard that before? Well, I definitely like the real thing that I’ve had in the past – K-fried chicken is really the bomb – especially the spicy – and if you get a chance to try it you’ll be pretty happy about it I think. ...see full post

October 19, 2017 By

Unboxing Time: Snackoo Subscription Box

Here’s something new! A start-up company in San Francisco called Snackoo asked if I would like to check out their boxes – and of course, I said yes. ...see full post

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#2588: Sau Tao Ho Fan Tomato Soup Flavored

#2513: Sau Tao Ho Fan Tomato Soup Flavored - Hong Kong - The Ramen Rater

Here’s another one sent by Colin from Massachusetts – thanks again! So this is a Hong Kong variety. Let’s see if I can find something on Wikipedia about Ho Fan – ...see full post

October 18, 2017 By

Unboxing Time: Samples From Maruchan

Unboxing Time: Samples From Maruchan

Today, I’m happy to be unboxing some samples from Maruchan!

Unboxing Time: Samples From Maruchan – United States

Maruchan has recently come out with some new additions to a couple of their ranges. Two new bowls from Taste Of Asia and a new Instant Lunch. Check out the video as I unbox them for your viewing pleasure! Thank you very much to Maruchan Consumer Affairs for sending these my way – really appreciate it! ...see full post

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#2587: Sunfeast Yippee! Noodles Magic Masala

#2587: Sunfeast Yippee! Noodles Magic Masala - India - The Ramen Rater - instant noodles ramen

Here’s one from a brand I’ve never tried before. I also must say that I really love exclamatory instant noodle names. Yippee! is probably about the happiest name I’ve come across. It seems that the closer to the end of the alphabet they get, the more interesting they are. Not only that, but someone on YouTube recommends I try them and there is one in my hamper, so I think hey – what better time to try? I got these at a local Indian supermarket in Bellevue, Washington. Let’s check ’em out! ...see full post

October 17, 2017 By

Meet The Manufacturer #2586: Blount Chicken Ramen Bowl

Blount Fine Foods Meet The Manufacturer #2597: Blount Chicken Ramen Bowl - United States - The Ramen Rater

Here’s the second and final product of this Meet The Manufacturer review series of Blount Fine Foods products. So this is one you’ll find in the refrigerated section at the supermarket and looks very fancy. Indeed as I said in the last review, I really like the little cut out on the front as seen above with the steam coming off the bowl. ...see full post

October 16, 2017 By

Meet The Manufacturer #2585: Blount Thai Inspired Coconut Chicken & Noodle Bowl

Blount Fine Foods Meet The Manufacturer #2596: Blount Thai Inspired Coconut Chicken & Noodle Bowl - United States - The Ramen Rater

I’ve reviewed many fresh varieties in the past and this is a new variety from a brand I’ve never reviewed any products from before! What’s more, it’s a company in the United States. I must say that the packaging is rather striking; it’s thick cardboard and the little cut out of the bowl and steam coming out above it is really neat. ...see full post

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Meet The Manufacturer: Product Samples From Blount Fine Foods (2 of 2)

Meet The Manufacturer: Product Samples From Blount Fine Foods (2 of 2)

I really wasn’t happy with the photos I took of the coconut bowl when I took them, so I asked if they’d be able to send another. They were really nice and did! Thanks! ...see full post

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Meet The Manufacturer: Product Samples From Blount Fine Foods (1 of 2)

Meet The Manufacturer: Product Samples From Blount Fine Foods - United States - The Ramen Rater

A big box – a big box that’s cold! Let’s see what’s inside.

Product Samples From Blount Fine Foods – United States

Meet The Manufacturer: Product Samples From Blount Fine Foods - United States - The Ramen Rater

A foam cooler. ...see full post