Tag Archives: 2012

#2012: MAMA Vegetarian Instant Noodles Shiitake Flavour

The last of four varieties especially made for the Nine Emporer Gods festival time of year. During the festival, people take only vegetarian dishes – no meat! Let’s have a look in this one and give it a try, eh? ...see full post

#978: Meet The Manufacturer – Sun Noodle Ramen Pork Flavor

Here’s another of the Sun Noodle line – pork flavor ramen! Let’s check it out! ...see full post

Meet The Manufacturer: Sun Noodle Interview

Welcome to another installment of Meet The Manufacturer! This time, it’s Sun Noodle – purveyor of fresh ramen noodles and other fine products. Here’s an interview I did with them via email. ...see full post

Pardoning The Turkey Until Tomorrow: The Ramen Rater’s Thanksgiving Breakfast Feast

I am in charge of throwing the turkey in the oven this year at noon. I figured breakfast shouldn’t have anything turkey like involved and pardon the turkey at least ramen-wise for a day. Then Black Friday will be a day that the turkeys will cower – planning on using turkey in some ramen meals for the next week or so – should be awesome! But for now, here’s something I decided to make for breakfast. By the way, here’s what I did for 2011’s Thanksgiving. ...see full post

#824: Meet The Manufacturer: Paldo Cucumber Bibim Men

Here’s something different – Cucumber Bibim Men! Bibimbap is a common Korean dish involving a sauce with mixed vegetables and rice. The ‘Men’ here is pronounced ‘main’ as in chow mein as in noodles. So what this is is a cold noodle deal – you boil the noodles and veggies, drain and rinse with cold water a few times, add the liquid packet and stir it together. Curious if I’m going to like this – I’ve had Bibim Men a long time ago, but my tastes have changed so we’ll see. ...see full post

Birthday Noodles From My Sister!

My birthday’s on Wednesday! Yay! My sister went up to Canada and called me and rattled off a ton of brands and names of instant noodles and got me a ton of them! ...see full post

The Ramen Rater: Momofuku Ando Day January 19th, 2012

New Year, New Domain: www.theramenrater.com

For awhile now, I’ve known that having the site be The Ramen Rater and having the ‘the’ out of the domain name was a kind of bad idea, I thought I’d fix it by adding wwww.theramenrater.com. So you will be able to go to www.ramenrater.com or www.theramenrater.com. Like that? No? Yes? Well, okay then. ...see full post