Author Archives: Hans "The Ramen Rater" Lienesch

#3132: Liangchengmei Food Biang Biang Mian – China

#3132: Liangchengmei Food Biang Biang Mian - China

Here’s another Lianchengmei product that my wife found while we were perusing the aisles at Foodyworld up in Richmond, BC. She found one a while back – 30″ Hot Bird, a fire noodle clone. What’s Biang Biang? Here’s what Wikipedia had to say – ...see full post

#3131: TTL Spicy Pork With Rice Wine – Taiwan

#3131: TTL Spicy Pork With Rice Wine - Taiwan

I recently did a Meet The Manufacturer series where I tried every single one of TTL’s varieties. TTL is Taiwan Tobacco & Liquor. While these packs don’t include a cigar, they do include a sachet of rice wine – and a big retort pouch filled with meat and sauce! Rad! Looking forward to trying this new variety – let’s check it out! ...see full post

#3130: Master Kong Golden Stock Shrimp Noodles – China

#3130: Master Kong Golden Stock Shrimp Noodles - China

This one is from a box from Exotic Noods. Exotic Noods has subscription boxes you can get every month! Use coupon code BOOM for an added discount! ...see full post

Unboxing Time Spanish and Portuguese Instant Noodles From A Reader

Here’s something really cool thanks to one of you great and kind readers! This came from Chris of Pennsylvania. He recently took a trip to Europe and got me some noodles – totally didn’t have to do that, so it is much appreciated – thank you! Let’s crack open this box and have a look inside! ...see full post

Unboxing Zenpop April 2019 Udon vs Ramen Instant Noodle Subscription Box

Another onth and another nice box of noodles sent by the folks over at Zenpop.jp! Use the coupon code RAMEN rater for a discount! Check out the video – a new surprise at the beginning! ...see full post

#3129: Acecook Super Cup Pringles Sour Cream & Onion Yakisoba – Japan

#3129: Acecook Super Cup Pringles Sour Cream & Onion Yakisoba - Japan

Today we have a Zenpop.JP variety – so what’s Zenpop? They’re a subscription service for all things Japanese! Definitely, check them out. By the way, use coupon code RAMENRATER to get $2 off! Here’s what they had to say about this one – ‘To celebrate 50 years in business for the iconic chip brand, and 30 years for Japan’s instant noodle brand Super Cup, they collaborate as Sour Cream & Onion Pringles Yakisoba! A mouthful of soft noodles with the crunch of onion crates a fantastic textural sensation that works to enhance all the punchy flavors.’ ...see full post

#3128: Kinchan Noodle – Japan

#3128: Kinchan Noodle - Japan

This one was sent by the company along with their squid yakisoba which I reviewed last week. I was first introduced to this brand by a reader named Wes from northeast Canada who sent samples. These are made by Tokushima Seifun in Japan. Let’s check ’em out! ...see full post

#3127: Yamamoto Tanukioyazi Spicy Tonkotsu Ramen – Japan

#3127: Yamamoto Tanukioyazi Spicy Tonkotsu Ramen - Japan

Today, we have one that was part of Japan Crate’s Umai Crate. So Japan Crate is a subscription service which has all sorts of different options for you. pretty neat stuff from Japan! There’s a coupon code for you too – just use THERAMENRATER to get a special discount at check out. ...see full post

#3126: Fukumen Noukou Asahikawa Shoyu – Japan

#3126: Fukumen Noukou Asahikawa Shoyu - Japan

Here’s one from Japan Ramen Box – a subscription service out of Japan. Here’s what they have to say about this variety – ‘If you’re partial to enjoying the raw flavor of noodles, you’ll enjoy these noodles that have been dried over 3 days to achieve the same taste and texture as raw noodles! These addictive noodles will make you thankful that they were so carefully and painstakingly prepared! Coupled with a thick boiled pork and chicken broth, you can be sure your meal will be filling and satisfying! Asahikawa has been working to recreate this ramen shop taste since 1955 – and they succeeded!’ ...see full post

#3125: Micoem Cung Dinh Kool Mi Tron Trung Muoi (Salted Egg Flavor) – Vitenam

#3125: Micoem Cung Dinh Kool Mi Tron Trung Muoi (Salted Egg Flavor) - Vitenam

Here’s one I found up at the Osaka market at Yaohan Centre in Richmond BC, Canada. I found this a few weeks before Christmas and usually like to peruse the interesting specials this store has around that time. They had some really interesting things like sake flavored Kit Kats and other things. Kind of expensive. But I did find this, and it wasn’t too pricy. Let’s hit it! ...see full post

#3124: Maruchan Kitsune Udon (Eastern Japan Version) 40th Anniversary – Japan

#3124: Maruchan Kitsune Udon (Eastern Japan Version) 40th Anniversary - Japan

Today we have a Zenpop.JP variety – so what’s Zenpop? They’re a subscription service for all things Japanese! Definitely, check them out. By the way, use coupon code RAMENRATER to get $2 off! Here’s what they had to say about this one – ...see full post

Umai Crate Japanese Instant Noodles March 2019 Unboxing Time With The Ramen Rater

Hey look – another Unboxing Time With The Ramen Rater! This one came today and we brought it inside set up the lights, shot the video, edited it and boom here it is! Lots of neat stuff in this box! Check it out! Get yours here: http://bit.ly/umaicrate
Use coupon code THERAMENRATER for extra discount! ...see full post