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Most Americans know ramen only in the 5000-pack for a buck instant variety and as “starving college student food.” But ramen is so much more. Read more...
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web of...ramen!!??

web of…ramen!!??

Choosing the best ramen can be difficult without having the best database to search. Watch as two researchers, Roijiro and Endo, discover the “Web of Ramen” — the highest quality database covering all varieties of ramens over the past 100 years. There’ll be 3 episodes of this skit to bring attention to the Web Of...
"ramen street" coming to SF this weekend!

“ramen street” coming to SF this weekend!

Ramen Yokocho, the increasingly popular ramen festival, is coming to San Francisco this weekend, 7/19 (Sat) & 7/20 (Sun) from 11:00am-6:pm. It features popular ramen shops from all over, and everything you need to know is below and on their web site. The admission is free, and each bowl of ramen is $8. Be warned,...
ICE cup noodle

ICE cup noodle

Nissin’s new “Ice” Cup Noodle is just that complicated that it needs the whole deluxe manga office ladies gone nuts routine to properly explain it.
world cup samurai

world cup samurai

…because it’s World Cup…because it’s a Cup Noodle commercial…because it’s got a samurai soccer player…because it’s awesome!
how to eat ramen

how to eat ramen

We’ve discussed the “proper” way to eat ramen before, but this…don’t try this at home, kids! via Gizmodo
not the ramen burger, but "hamburg-men"

not the ramen burger, but “hamburg-men”

Tired of hearing about ramen burgers? How about a “hamburg(er) ramen”? “Cindy” brought this this to my attention. Nissin has come out with a “demi-hamburg-men”, which is an instant ramen with a hamburg steak (basically salisbury steak). Sounds interesting, and it seems like The Ramen Rater likes it. Has anyone in the U.S. seen it...
rah-rah lalala ramen week is here

rah-rah lalala ramen week is here

Weekly Lalala magazine is sponsoring Ramen Week, complete with a 50% coupon! During 5/30 to 6/5, choose from your favorites…from Tsujita to Jidaiya, Men Tatsu, Shinsengumi, Monta, and more. Locations vary from San Diego to Sunnyvale to Las Vegas. Check each coupon carefully as there are some restrictions on days and times you can use...
ramen documentary - spilled

ramen documentary – spilled

A new documentary about ramen…”real ramen,” promising lots of details and “no stone unturned”. Spilled, the movie, coming November 2014. Looking forward to it! Thanks to “Aaron” for telling me about this movie.
ramen life t-shirt

ramen life t-shirt

Looking for a way to show off your ramen life? How about…er…a Ramen Life t-shirt from Bad Pickle Tees! And there’re women’s cut and tank top versions too.
ramen burger flash sale!

ramen burger flash sale!

Foodbeast just reported that the original ramen burger is now available online for a limited time. Get ‘em now at goldbely.com while the gettin’s good. Sale ends Wednesday May, 14 at 11:59 pm. $8 each with free shipping. Tick tock, people!
the romulan/prison ramen cookbook?

the romulan/prison ramen cookbook?

Actor Cliffton Collins, who played the Romulan Ayel from the 1st J.J. Abrams Star Trek reboot, is working on a ramen cookbook called “101 Ways To Cook Ramen – Prison Style.” From his interview with startrek.com, he says: It’s really a book for anybody that’s had a “Ramen Phase” in their life, so to speak....
ramen bowl phone/table stand

ramen bowl phone/table stand

Ever dream of putting your phone or tablet…um…in a bowl of ramen…??? This is the coolest thing in the world! Though at just under $100…that’s a lot of “real” bowls of ramen to get a “fake” bowl, but man, I really want one! Three different ramen styles are available at Strapya World.
ramen cake!

ramen cake!

The ramen burger has been on the east coast, the west coast, and now, Hawaii. But are you ready for ramen cake? No, it’s not cake made from ramen. It’s a cake made to look like ramen. Really cool, creative stuff. And for the ambitious, here’s a “how to” video. Lots more pics of different...
it's udon, but...

it’s udon, but…

Happy Halloween! via In love with Japan
nissin earth food creator

nissin earth food creator

Not quite sure what this commercial is trying to promote but it’s pretty neat. via Gizmodo


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