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Top Ten Japanese Instant Noodles Of All Time 2019 by The Ramen Rater

Top Ten Japanese Instant Noodles Of All Time 2019 by The Ramen Rater

This list usually comes out in January but there was an accident. Basically, I deleted the video I recorded back then! I redid the video earlier this month and so here we are. This list is current as of review number 3058. These are based solely on my personal taste and opinion. Some folks don’t like that and I was recently lectured that a company didn’t want to send samples because they were afraid I might not like their product and that I couldn’t be persuaded to give on company a better review over another. This made me proud I’m doing my job right. Let’s check the top ten Japanese list! ...see full post

#2436: Kang Shi Fu Artificial Dongpo’s Braised Pork Flavour

#2436: Kang Shi Fu Artificial Dongpo's Braised Pork Flavour - Hong Kong - The Ramen Rater - Instant Noodles

I got this one by way of Colin from Massachusetts – thanks again! Dongpo pork? Wikipedia had this to say: ...see full post

APRIL FOOLS! After Almost 15 Years, The Ramen Rater Is Retiring

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I WAS SURPRISED TO HEAR HOW MANY OF YOU I FOOLED! HAPPY APRIL FOOL’S DAY – I’LL BE REVIEWING INSTANT NOODLES FOR A LONG TIME COMING! ...see full post

#1818: Sugakiya Foods Nara Tenri Shoyu Ramen

Here’s another one that was sent to me by Javier over at Box From Japan – thanks! Box From Japan is a subscription service – you can get a box sent to you every month with some great noodles within! This one says got Chinese cabbage with a sweet soup and a deep flavor which is from something called ‘rajan,’ a strong and spicy red pepper seasoning fermented with rice koji. Let’s check it out! ...see full post

Friday Video: Viral Confusion – Instant Ramen Vs Fresh Ramen

So this week there have been a myriad of articles coming out; Eater, HuffPost, TV news websites… All showing this video and headlines like “Stop What You’re Doing: This Is How Ramen Noodles Are Made.” ...see full post

The Ramen Rater Top Ten In Courrier Japon Magazine

I got an email a few weeks back from a fellow named Hikaru T. from Courrier Japon magazin. He was interested in doing an article about my Top Ten list and asked if that’d be alright. I usually ask for a couple copies of the finished product and some cool instant noodle from the country where the magazine is. Well, he said okay and so here is the box that arrived today! ...see full post

Holiday Shopping & The Ramen Rater

As I’m sure many of you have noticed, there are lots of Amazon items on here. When you look at them and buy anything on Amazon, The Ramen Rater gets a small referral credit. This is really helpful as it helps keep the site going. So if you’re thinking of doing some Black Friday, Cyber Monday, or anytime buying on Amazon, check it out from here! Best of all, it costs you nothing. Thank you all for frequenting the site – lots of great new reviews coming! ...see full post