Category Archives: * Stars 1.1 – 2.0

Meet The Manufacturer: #3572: Sau Tao Xiao Qiao Rice Vermicelli Hot & Sour Soup Flavour – Hong Kong

Meet The Manufacturer: #3572: Sau Tao Xiao Qiao Rice Vermicelli Hot & Sour Soup Flavour - Hong Kong

Okay, I know what rice vermicelli is, but I’m unsure about Xiao Qiao. Let’s ask Wikipedia – ...see full post

#3539: Ve Wong Instant Oriental Noodles Soup Chinese Herb – Angelica Flavor – Taiwan

#3539: Ve Wong Instant Oriental Noodles Soup Chinese Herb - Angelica Flavor - Taiwan

Here’s another one from James of Lakeside, California – thanks again! Sounds interesting – let’s give it a go! ...see full post

#3519: Ve Wong Dah Wei Wang Instant Noodles Artificial House Beef Flavor – Taiwan

#3454: Ve Wong Dah Wei Wang Instant Noodles Artificial House Beef Flavor - Taiwan

Ah ha! I knew I had more of these bowls! I walk by this every time I go to 99 Ranch Market but I don’t buy more because I swore I already bought all of them. Well, here’s another one. Bowl is a little dented (okay, a lot dented) but it’s fine. Let’s give it a try! ...see full post

#3500: Fujiwara Shijimi 70KO Chikara Ramen – Japan

#3500: Fujiwara Shijimi 70KO Chikara Ramen - Japan

Another one from James of Lakeside, CA – thanks again! So, what have we here? Well, this is a special ramen – clam flavor (shijimi) – specially about sumo (chikara). Clam noodle soup for wrestlers. Sounds interesting – let’s check it out! ...see full post

#3448: Jongga Real Kimchi Ramen – South Korea

#3448: Jongga Real Kimchi Ramen - South Korea

I reviewed the pack version awhile back and been sitting on this bowl version. Actually I saw the cup version at Boo Han Market in Edmonds, Washington a few minutes ago right before we got our Christmas tree at Country Farms. Anyways, This one sounds like a good idea today. Let’s give it a try. ...see full post

#3435: Nissin Cup Noodle Smoky & Spicy Sio – Japan

#3435: Nissin Cup Noodle Smoky & Spicy Sio - Japan

Here’s one that was in a box from Zenpop. Their monthly boxes feature a slew of varieties from Japan – use coupon code RAMENRATER for a discount! ...see full post

#3415: טָעִים (Taim) Thai Noodles Chinese Seasoning – Israel

#3415: טָעִים (Taim) Thai Noodles Chinese Seasoning - Israel

Yesterday, today, and tomorrow, I’m going to be reviewing three varieties brought to me from Israel by my brother Moshe. I didn’t know I had a brother until I took an Ancestry DNA kit my wife got for me (I was kind of hoping I might be 1% Asian descent, but that was most certainly not the case). Well, I got to see him for the second time in person yesterday, and this visit, our mother came and visited with him as well – something we never had expected. He was adopted in 1955 and my sister and I didn’t know anything about it – so this is a big deal for us! ...see full post

#3409: Nissin Asahikawa Hokkaido Shoyu Ramen – Japan

#3409: Nissin Asahikawa Hokkaido Shoyu Ramen - Japan

Here’s one that we found at my personal Canadian Disneyland, Smart’n’Save at the Lansdowne Centre Mall up in Richmond, BC. Man, I love that little store! Anyways, yeah this one looks pretty neat – shoyu’s on the menu today! Let’s hit it! ...see full post

#3407: Vifon Viet Cuisine Asian Style Instant Noodle With Mushroom – Vietnam

#3407: Vifon Viet Cuisine Asian Style Instant Noodle With Mushroom - Vietnam

This one was sent in by a reader named Steven – thanks! So I’ll start off with saying I’m really not a big fan of mushrooms. I’m curious though because this one does contain a retort pouch – but my hopes aren’t up. That’s okay though because I’ve been pleasantly surprised in the past. Let’s give it a go! ...see full post