Category Archives: * Stars 4.1 – 5.0

#3069: Vedan Wei Wei Premium Noodle With Spicy Beef – Taiwan

#3069: Vedan Wei Wei Premium Noodle With Spicy Beef - Taiwan

Here’s one sent by a reader who found it in the Philippines – thanks! Definitely looks different from the ones found in Taiwan. Export version! Let’s check it out! ...see full post

#3067: Samyang Foods Bowl Noodle Soup Hot & Spicy Flavor – South Korea

#3067: Samyang Foods Bowl Noodle Soup Hot & Spicy Flavor - South Korea

Got a box with a bunch of these new Samyang Foods Bowl Noodle Soup varieties in it. Definitely something fr export here – haven’t reviewed something in this style in ages! Let’s check it out! ...see full post

#3062: Nissin Cup Noodle Nice Kimchi Tonkotsu – Japan

#3062: Nissin Cup Noodle Nice Kimchi Tonkotsu - 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 – ‘Cup Noodle Nice are nice because they have a rich taste but are also better for you than the original Nissin Cup Noodles with fewer calories. Kimchi gives the creamy tonkotsu soup a spicy umami.’ ...see full post

Restaurant: #3060: Jinya Ramen Bar – Chicken Wonton Ramen – United States

Restaurant Ramen: #3060: Jinya Ramen Bar - Chicken Wonton Ramen - United States

So it happened. A date night. These are pretty rare for us and a lot of fun! So we decided to give another ramen joint a try. Tonight, it’s Jinya Ramen Bar in Bellevue, Washington. ...see full post

#3054: Xiao Ban Mian Spicy Meat Paste Flavor Noodle – Taiwan

#3054: Xiao Ban Mian Spicy Meat Paste Flavor Noodle - Taiwan

I’ve tried all three of the other Xiao Ban Mian flavors. Their Traditional Shallot & Onion Oil variety hit #2 on the Top Ten Taiwan list last year. I’m stoked to be able to try this one – really don’t know what to expect, honestly. This is completely different from the rest. Let’s dive in! ...see full post

#3052: Vedan Jhen Mian Tang Stewed Pork Noodles With Mushroom – Taiwan

#3052: Vedan Jhen Mian Tang Stewed Pork Noodles With Mushroom - Taiwan

A little whle back I was asked if I could review some noodles by a Taiwanese instant noodles by a Taiwanese university student working on her master’s thesis. As a thank you, she sent more varieties for me to try including this one. I’m don’t know who this fellow is on the package. It’s a big cardboard box with two servings – and it’s big. Let’s give it a look! ...see full post

#3051: Best Wok Mi Goreng Sambal Seafood Instant Noodles – Indonesia

#3051: Best Wok Mi Goreng Sambal Seafood Instant Noodles - Indonesia

I was sent three different varieties of Mi Goreng from Best Wok a while back and finally we have the third of the three. Spicy seafood sounds real good today – real good. Let’s give it a look! ...see full post

#3050: Chitato Indomie Mi Goreng Fried Noodles Flavour Potato Chips – Indonesia

#3050: Chitato Indomie Mi Goreng Fried Noodles Flavour Potato Chips - Indonesia

Found this one at the same place I found some spicy dumplings up in Vancouver, BC called Super 88. So, these are Indomie Mi Goreng flavored potato chips. I suppose there’s really nothing left to do but crack the bag open and give them a try! ...see full post

#3044: Sau Tao Laksa Flavour Ramen – Hong Kong

#3044: Sau Tao Laksa Flavour Ramen - Hong Kong

Here’s another one I got up at the new T&T Supermarket up in Richmond BC that’s at Lansdowne Centre. Or is it Lansdowne Mall? Either way, it’s a big T&T inside what used to be a Target store. Oh – and sad parents can rejoice – TOYS R US IS STILL IN CANADA. Also, if you go to the Walmart in Richmond, you will often see Teslas, Ferraris and the odd Buigatti. It’s like a mirror universe. Let’s check this one out! ...see full post

#3030: Nongshim Shin Black Spicy Rich Bone Broth Flavor – South Korea

#3030: Nongshim Shin Black Spicy Rich Bone Broth Flavor - South Korea

Here’s one I found at the new T&T Supermarket in Lansdowne Center up in Richmond, BC. A Shin Black bowl! I knew they must exist; I mean, there’s generally a pack, cup and bowl for everything that comes out of South Korea. Well, here it is. What’s interesting is that this isn’t available in the United States, and up in Canada it’s not a product of the Nongshim China factory, which most bowls up there seem to be. ...see full post

Meet The Manufacturer: #3036: TTL Pickled Vegetable Beef With Hua-Diao Liquor Instant Noodle – Taiwan

Meet The Manufacturer: #3036: TTL Pickled Vegetable Beef With Hua-Diao Liquor Instant Noodle - Taiwan

It is with great thanks and a week of interesting flavors that we bid adieu to the last of the varieties from TTL. This is the packaged version of the pickled vegetable beef variety. I really wasn’t sure how all these liquor-infused varieties would go, but they’ve been really quite impressive. Let’s check out this final variety. ...see full post

Meet The Manufacturer: Re-Review: TTL Sesame Oil Chicken Flavor With Rice Wine Instant Noodle – Taiwan

Meet The Manufacturer: #3037: TTL Sesame Oil Chicken Flavor With Rice Wine Instant Noodle - Taiwan

The second review in this series was the bowl version of this one. Steeping vs non-steeped. Let’s take a look! ...see full post