Category: Japan

More Super Premium Ramen From #5amRamen!

I did a podcast a few weeks ago and met a fellow ramen aficionado who was launching a premium ramen box out of Japan. Well, the first one has arrived! Then, the second! These are really amazing packs of super premium instant ramen – stuff I’ve never tried as well. You can pick them up at and don’t forget to use coupon code THERAMENRATER at checkout! Take a look! ...see full post

#3934: Sapporo Ichiban Miso Ramen / Garlic / Kewpie Mayonnaise / Egg Version – Japan

#3934: Sapporo Ichiban Miso Ramen / Garlic / Kewpie Mayonnaise / Egg Version - Japan

A longtime follower of the site named Joe C. mentioned I should give this one a try – thanks! It was featured on a YouTube video by a channel called Way Of Ramen. I figured why not and was impressed. The video is at the bottom, but have a look. Maybe a little less mayo? I don’t often do a numbered review in this way, but I thought since apparently it’s very popular right now in Japan, why not? ...see full post

Sugoi Mart Delivers Review #4000

Sugoi Mart Delivers Review #4000

You’ve probably seen me review Umai Crates from Japan Crate. On the back of the informational pamphlets, there’s an ad for Sugoi Mart. Sugoi Mart is an online store that sells individual items from Japan – among them, instant ramen. I asked my contact at Umai Crate if it was possible to get a sample box I could feature and introduce my readers to Sugoi Mart and get one variety in particular – the one that will be review #4000. They were good with the idea and here we are – it arrived yesterday! Let’s take a look at all in the box! ...see full post