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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

Meet The Manufacturer: #3609: Vi Huong Shrimp Instant Noodles – Vietnam

Meet The Manufacturer: #3609: Vi Huong Shrimp Instant Noodles - Vietnam

Here we have the second of two varieties (one spicy, this one not), clad in paper. Pretty neat – they have character, that’s for sure. Let’s give this non-spicy variety a try! ...see full post

Meet The Manufacturer: #3602: mi ABC Mi Goreng Mi Instan Cup Stir-Fry Noodles – Indonesia

Meet The Manufacturer: #3602: mi ABC Mi Goreng Mi Instan Cup Stir-Fry Noodles - Indonesia

Probably the best known (and deservedly so) dish of Indonesia is mi goreng. A combination of sweet soy, a spicy sauce, and a myriad of additions make it such a delightful dish. Today I’ll cook up this one which comes in a cup. ...see full post

Meet The Manufacturer: #3601: mi ABC Selera Pedas Spicy Beef Stir-Fry Noodles – Indonesia

Meet The Manufacturer: #3601: mi ABC Selera Pedas Spicy Beef Stir-Fry Noodles - Indonesia

This sounds really good – and spicy! It mentions using different amount of spice sachets to increase or decrease the heat. I’m hoping this is a real barn burner! Let’s find out. ...see full post

#3599: Sapporo Ichibam Pokemon Noodle Udon Soy Sauce Flavor – Japan

#3599: Sapporo Ichibam Pokemon Noodle Udon Soy Sauce Flavor - Japan

Here’s one that came in a Zenpop box. Zenpop is a subscription box service – check em out and use coupon code RAMENRATER for a discount! ...see full post

#3598: Nissin Demae Ramen Korean Style Spicy Flavor – Hong Kong

#3598: Nissin Demae Ramen Korean Style Spicy Flavor - Hong Kong

This one is new around these parts but it’s from somewhere completely different. The giveaway here is the omission of the letter u. There’s more though. This one’s made for the United States. It’s not because it has a UPC code vs a 13 digit EAN, though. ...see full post

#3592: Menraku Tokyo Style “Soup-less” Ramen Rich Soysause – United States

#3592: Menraku Tokyo Style "Soup-less" Ramen Rich Soysause - United States

Herwe’s one that came by way of the guys at www.exoticnoods.com – use the coupon code RAMENRATER15 for a discount! Thanks! Lots of new Menraku varieties pouring out lately… This is a range that is for the US market but made in Japan. So, labeling them US seems logical. Okay – let’s give it a go. ...see full post

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

The Ramen Rater's Bottom Ten Instant Noodles Of All Time 2020 Edition

Here we go again. It always surprises me that I have to put out a new list of these every year. I guess the redeeming fact is that some varieties get to be pushed out of the list, which I’m sure they’re happy about. Anyways, these are my least favorite instant noodle varieties from over 3500 reviews. This list is current as of review #3545. Let’s check out The Ramen Rater’s Bottom Ten Instant Noodles Of All Time 2020 Edition. ...see full post

#3583: Itomen Shoyu Seafood & Vegetables Dashi Ramen – Japan

#3583: Itomen Shoyu Seafood & Vegetables Dashi Ramen - Japan

Today, we have one that was part of Japan Crate’s Umai Crate. So Japan Crate is a subscription service which has all sorts of different options for you. pretty neat stuff from Japan! There’s a coupon code for you too – just use THERAMENRATER to get a special discount at check out. ...see full post