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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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RIP Leonard Nimoy

RIP Leonard Nimoy

Nothing to do with ramen, folks. I just saw this picture (without the bowl of ramen) and wanted to pay tribute in my own little way. No idea if Mr. Nimoy ever ate a bowl of (vegetarian) ramen in his life, but…RIP Leonard Nimoy. A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had,...
pie dog - fullerton, ca

pie dog – fullerton, ca

Waitasec…this isn’t ramen…what th– Ok, let me take a moment to shill for my buddies’ new restaurant, Pie Dog. They’re doing a soft opening this Friday and Saturday (2/27 & 2/28), AND you get 25% off from 6 to 10pm! Time to eat and drink up! (If you miss the soft opening, they’ll be back...
ramen. pot. pie.

ramen. pot. pie.

…And I just happened to have a beef pot pie for dinner tonight. It’s a sign! Head on over to Foodbeast for the full recipe!
*someone* has to plow the snow...

*someone* has to plow the snow…

I love this pic. via Nothing To Do With Arbroath
start the new year right, with ramen!

start the new year right, with ramen!

Itching to buy stuff with your Holiday money? Yeah, us too! Fake Food Hatanaka has some really interesting and cool food jewelry and accessories, including various ramen straps and even…naruto patches?!? Or maybe you’d rather have a ramen ring or keychain? How about a great cookbook by Ivan Orkin of Ivan Ramen fame (it’s actually...
gyoza gyoza gyoza!

gyoza gyoza gyoza!

We all love ramen, but how much do you love gyoza? Do you love it enough to plop your cell phone in your gyoza dish? Do you love gyoza enough to put them all over your iPhone? Thanks to Hamee, you can do *both*, with their new gyoza cell phone stand and iPhone case (for...
3-second fried shrimp

3-second fried shrimp

Yes, I would love to try this on my ramen, please. I wonder if this would work with chashu? via
ready for ramen...pizza?

ready for ramen…pizza?

Post by Redneck Repairs. Thanks “Hoof”!
oh noes! nissin raises instant ramen prices!

oh noes! nissin raises instant ramen prices!

Nissin Japan has announced their first price increase in 7 years. This will start on Jan 1 2015 and applies to their instant noodle products in Japan. Ok…honestly, I’m more surprised that Nissin hasn’t raised their prices for so long.
special edition Kei Nishikori Cup Noodle

special edition Kei Nishikori Cup Noodle

What does it take to get your face on a Cup Noodle? Sign a sponsorship deal with Nissin and be the first Asian man to make it to the U.S. Open! via USA Today
a special bowl of ramen

a special bowl of ramen

There’s ramen, and there’s…ramen?!? Check out how Youtube artist betibettin makes his version of our favorite food. Absolutely amazing! via RocketNews24
ramen secrets on Conan O'Brien

ramen secrets on Conan O’Brien

Learn all the secrets behind the Ramen Burger…or not… …and pick up some tips on the proper way to eat ramen…

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