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Contest! Win FREE Choi Ramen!

Want to win some free ramen? Join the Ramen Junkies group on Facebook and find the contest post! Comment as to why you deserve 15 packs of Choi Ramen – the best 4 commentors will win 15 packs of this great chicken variety! Contest will be open from noon 2/17/2023 – noon 2/24/2023. Only available for folks in the continental United States. Winners will be contacted via Facebook Messenger. Good luck! Be original and creative! ...see full post

The Ramen Rater’s Top Ten Malaysian Instant Noodles Of All Time 2023 Edition

The Ramen Rater's Top Ten Malaysian Instant Noodles Of All Time 2023 Edition

I can’t believe it’s been almost eight years since I did a The Ramen Rater’s Top Ten Malaysian Instant Noodles Of All Time list! That’s quite a while; especially with my absolute love for all things Malaysian instant noodle. The flavors are so bright and strong! These are my absolute favorites from my Malaysian product reviews up to #4300. If you’re a Malaysian instant noodle company I’m really hoping you contact me! Would love to sample and review your products! That being said, let get right to business with The Ramen Rater’s Top Ten Malaysian Instant Noodles Of All Time 2023 Edition! ...see full post

The Ramen Rater’s Top Ten South Korean Instant Noodles Of All Time 2023 Edition

The Ramen Rater's Top Ten South Korean Instant Noodles Of All Time 2023 Edition

After a couple years, here’s The Ramen Rater’s Top Ten South Korean Instant Noodles Of All Time 2023 Edition. It’s been a sort of tough go lately; so few new Korean varieties have crossed my desk. Usually they’ve all been ultra spicy ones, and while good, they’ve not been ones that are top ten listers. There should be a few new ones to the list for next years list that have yet to be published, though. If you’ve an instant noodle company in South Korea, I’d love to review your products. I used to receive samples from the larger companies quite often, but unfortunately not so much recently. This list is comprised of varieties from South Korea that I’ve reviewed up to my 4,300th review. With that, here’s The Ramen Rater’s Top Ten South Korean Instant Noodles Of All Time 2023 Edition! ...see full post

The Ramen Rater’s Top Ten American Instant Noodles Of All Time 2023 Edition

The Ramen Rater's Top Ten American Instant Noodles Of All Time 2023 Edition

This one usually comes out earlier than now, but it’s been rather busy. There’s a couple more lists coming, so stay tuned. These are my favorite varieties I’ve samples thus far. This list is current as of my 4,300th review. Hopefully there will be more great new varieties to try during the next year to add to the list. If you’re a company with some varieties I’ve not tried, please by all means drop me a line! With that, I present The Ramen Rater’s Top Ten American Instant Noodles Of All Time 2023 Edition. ...see full post

Cold As Ice: Frozen Ramen – Your Holiday Gift

Cold As Ice: Frozen Ramen - Your Holiday Gift

Today is December 25th, 2022. I thought the perfect gift to all of you nice people that look at my reviews and experiments would be to add a lot of stuff to a plastic bowl and put it outside and let it freeze. So, that’s what I did. It is your holiday gift! For free! You are very welcome! Hope everyone seeing this is having a great holiday season and that it ends soon and that 2023 is lacking a lot of insanity that the previous year contained. ...see full post

The Best Ramen Noodle Recipe Of All Time

The Best Ramen Noodle Recipe Of All Time

I know, I know – you’ve heard it before. TikTok especially – these ‘great ramen hacks. That’s all crap. What if I told you with a little oil and two eggs you could make the FINEST CHEAP INSTANT NOODLE RECIPE OF ALL TIME? You’re skeptical, I get that. But this bears trying. Plus, it’s very versatile. The original recipe is from my Mom – and it’s what got me started reviewing instant noodles. Anyways, Watch the video. Just do it. Recipe and images below. ...see full post

The Ramen Rater’s Top Ten Spiciest Instant Noodles Of All Time 2023 Edition

The Ramen Rater's Top Ten Spiciest Instant Noodles Of All Time 2023 Edition

It’s true – some like it hot. This list is comprised of the hottest varieties I’ve tried – that are currently available as far as I can tell. In prior years, there were some that were so hot that the #1 on here was like cotton candy. That being said, I’m guessing there weren’t many repeat customers. At the bottom, you’ll see those varieties. This list is current as of review #4300. Let’s get spicy with The Ramen Rater’s Spiciest Instant Noodles Of All Time 2023 Edition! ...see full post

The Ramen Rater’s Top Ten Taiwanese Instant Noodles Of All Time 2023 Edition

The Ramen Rater's Top Ten Taiwanese Instant Noodles Of All Time 2023 Edition

Usually, The Ramen Rater’s Top Ten Taiwanese list gets posted mid September. This year it’s been pretty busy around here. Better late than never, I say. These are my absolutely favorite Taiwanese varieties I’ve tried. All ratings are on the base product – before I add anything to make them look nice. This list is current as of review #4300. Want me to review your product? Contact me! Let’s check out The Ramen Rater’s Top Ten Taiwanese Instant Noodles Of All Time 2023 Edition! ...see full post

Prima Taste Curry La Mian Ice Cream!

Oh, don’t get me wrong – I am positive I know what you’re thinking. He’s gone mad. Nope – I just like playing with food. Today, I’m making an ice cream using a Singaporean curry instant noodle variety by Prima Taste. It’s been on my Top Ten lists for years – the noodles, not the ice cream. No, really – I haven’t gone crazy – I just like trying out doing very different things. It fascinates me. Let’s get started! ...see full post

Samyang Buldak 2x Spicy Ice Cream

Samyang Buldak 2x Spicy Ice Cream

Well, today is the big election day – lots of issues, too many political ads. This guy eats babies, that lady wants you to suffer. It’s pretty tiring – but this should serve as a respite before the very end of it… Well, hopefully the end of it – I’m sure it will get even more ridiculous – hopefully I’m wrong. But there’s nothing like ice cream. I’ve sworn off recreational use of ice cream – been over a month. The only ice cream I’m having now comes from these creations in my kitchen. This is research kitchen ice cream. ...see full post