Category Archives: Thailand

The Ramen Rater’s Top Ten Instant Rice Noodles Of All Time 2020 Edition

This yeah has just been rough – for everyone I know. After the hardest part of it for me – the passing of my mother – I took a week off from walking after doing 1,000,000 steps on my Fitbit in June and dove in  to working on top ten lists. I did four of them, all current as of review 3545. This list hasn’t been updated since 2017. I’ll be rolling out lists here and there for the next couple of months and maybe do this again a little ways down the road. Here’s The Ramen Rater’s Top Ten Instant Rice Noodles Of All Time 2020 Edition. ...see full post

#3463: Wai Wai Brand Oriental Style Instant Noodles – Thailand

#3463: Wai Wai Brand Oriental Style Instant Noodles - Thailand

Okay so there’s Wai Wai in Thailnd, then Wai Wai in India, which I suspect is an exponentially larger affair. However I think they are part of the same company. It’s uncanny – Thai instant noodle companies have names with repeating syllables. ...see full post

#3288: Little Cook Spicy Beef Flavor – Thailand

#3288: Little Cook Spicy Beef Flavor - Thailand

Almost 3000 reviews ago I gave this one a try. It looks as though I really liked it. It’s been such a long time it’s getting a new number- mainly because I’m going to guess that sourcing has changed at least soewhat and also the cup is different; it used to be a foam bowl. ...see full post

#3228: MAMA Oriental Kitchen Hot Korean Flavour – Thailand

#3228: MAMA Oriental Kitchen Hot Korean Flavour - Thailand

The spicy fire trend reaches everywhere – here’s one from MAMA of Thailand now! It’s nice to see honestly; people really seem to like it hot and that’s something for years that wasn’t really offered. Something ‘hot and spicy’ was often anything but. Let’s see if this one packs a punch! ...see full post

#3200: Yum Yum Instant Cup Noodles Tom Yum Chicken Super Flavour – Thailand

#3200: Yum Yum Instant Cup Noodles Tom Yum Chicken Super Flavour - Thailand

All I can think about when I see this one is Super Chicken. That in turn makes me think of Ice Cube. Which in turn reminds me of the days when I would ride on my mountain bike throughout the streets of Anacortes with a big boom box on the back blasting music and smoking cigarettes. ...see full post

#3144: MAMA Oriental Kitchen Stir Fried Salted Egg – Thailand

#3144: MAMA Oriental Kitchen Stir Fried Salted Egg - Thailand

I was contacted by a contact over at Thai President Foods about a new variety – and here it is! Salted egg. This may be an unfamiliar flavor to westerners, so here’s a little about it from Wikipedia – ...see full post

New MAMA Salted Egg Variety From Thailand | Unboxing Time

New MAMA Salted Egg Variety From Thailand | Unboxing Time

It’s pretty hard not to be a fan of instant noodles without knowing about MAMA noodles. They have a wide variety of products Most widely known are their tum yum varieties – I can’t count how many times I’ve heard people tell me that they grew up on the ‘silver MAMA cups.’ Well, here’s something new from their Oriental Kitchen line. ...see full post