July 17, 2018 By

#2894: Maruchan Gotsumori Pirikara Garlic Ramen

#2894: Maruchan Gotsumori Pirikara Garlic Ramen

This is another one from Zenpop.jp. Zenpop is pretty cool – they have different boxes you can get – Japanese stationery, snacks, ramen… It’s quite a variety. They’re pretty cheap, too. Here’s what they had to say about this variety: ...see full post

July 16, 2018 By

The Ramen Rater’s Top Ten Instant Noodle Cups Of All Time 2018 Edition

The Ramen Rater's Top Ten Instant Noodle Cups Of All Time 2018 Edition

Hello fellow instant noodle enthusiasts! Whether for lunch or a snack, instant noodle cups are popular the world over for their convenience and ease of preparation. I’ve samples over 2,800 different instant noodle varieties, and a great deal of them are cups. Out of those, here are my absolute favorite varieties – updated for 2018! As always, if you’re an instant noodle cup (or otherwise) company, please contact me if you’d like to have your products reviewed! Hope you enjoy! ...see full post

July 15, 2018 By

#2893: Nissin Miojo Nissin Lamen Hot Sabor Mexicano

#2893: Nissin Miojo Nissin Lamen Hot Sabor Mexicano

A big thanks to Daniel down in Brazil for sending this along! It’s been really hard to find varieties from South America over the years. So Daniel told me to be wary of the labelling that this is HOT as Brazilians don’t tend to eat a lot of spicy foods. This kind of surprised me; I would have thought they would have. Learn something new every day! Let’s take a look at this Mexican themed variety from Brazil. ...see full post

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#2892: Neko Ramen Snack Chicken

#2892: Neko Ramen Snack Chicken

Okay so this one was found up in Canada at China World. It was apart from the instant noodles and looked really odd where it was sitting to be honest. So let’s crack it open and give it a try. ...see full post

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#2891: Sapporo Ichiban x Tagonoura Sumo Stable: Salt Chanko Ramen

hlj.com hobby link japan hobbylink#2891: Sapporo Ichiban x Tagonoura Sumo Stable: Salt Chanko Ramen

Hey look at this! This came by way of Hobby Link Japan, a great site that has all sorts of amazing Japanese things including instant noodles! Thank you very much! Here’s what they had to say about this unique variety on their website – ...see full post

July 14, 2018 By

Tapatio Ramen Giveaway Contest

Tapatio Ramen Giveaway

Many you probably no and many of you probably don’t – Tapatio, the popular hot sauce – now has their own range of spicy instant noodle products called Tapatio Ramen Noodle Soup! Want a chance to be the envy of your friends at lunch with some of these bowls? Read on to find out how – it’s really easy to enter to win! ...see full post

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#2890: Nissin U.F.O. Flaming Hot Seafood Flavour

#2890: Nissin U.F.O. Flaming Hot Seafood Flavour Singapore

So this one is made in Indonesia and I got it from Nissin Singapore – thanks! The last one of these I tried was ‘Japanese Sauce’ flavor – and definitely was very Indonesian in flavor and quite amazing. Very curious about this one – let’s take a look. ...see full post

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#2889: Sugakiya Nagoya Kishimen

#2889: Sugakiya Nagoya Kishimen umai crate

Here’s one that came by way of Japan Crate’s Umai Crate – thanks! You can get nice boxes of instant noodles all the way from Japan to your door every month – check em out! Here’s what they had to say about these in the pamphlet that comes with the box: ...see full post

July 13, 2018 By

#2888: Meet The Manufacturer: Three Meters Noodles Sesame Paste

Meet The Manufacturer: Three Meters Noodles Sesame Pasteeet The

Today we’ve got the last of the four varieties sent by Three Meters Noodles. It’s been a tasty ride! Let’s give this final variety, a sesame paste noodle a try. ...see full post

July 12, 2018 By

Meet The Manufacturer: #2887: Three Meters Noodles Shallot Taste

Meet The Manufacturer: #2887: Three Meters Noodles Shallot Taste

Shallots are one thing I have always enjoyed. Kind of like an onion, really oily and strong flavor. This one says it’s got shallot flavor to it – and I’ve had a lot of shallot flavored Taiwanese varieties to date. Let’s see how it is! ...see full post

July 11, 2018 By

Meet The Manufacturer: #2886: Three Meters Noodles Spicy Taste

Meet The Manufacturer: #2886: Three Meters Noodles Spicy Taste

It seems like every dry noodle company has a spicy one. Usually these are Sichuan peppercorn-infused, logical and tasty. Let’s have a look in this brown bag and see what is within! ...see full post

July 10, 2018 By

Meet The Manufacturer: #2885: Three Meters Noodles Sesame Oil Taste

Meet The Manufacturer: #2885: Three Meters Noodles Sesame Oil Taste

Sesame oil flavor is one I’ve had before when it come to dry noodles. This ios a really fancy package – thick paper and a yarn handle – wow! Hopefully what’s inside is high end like the packaging – let’s find out! ...see full post