momofuku ramen – las vegas, nv

I have never been to Momofuku. I’ve been curious about Momofuku since they first opened, and Momofuku owner and chef David Chang’s constantly rising stardom just made me more and more curious. I’ve been to New York countless times, but there is so much great ramen there that somehow, I’ve just never made it there. So imagine my excitement when… Read more →

upgrade your instant ramen – chashu

For some people, good chashu is an integral part of a good bowl of ramen. Good luck with that if you’re making instant ramen at home. But instead of going through the trouble of making chashu from scratch, just follow these steps for almost-instant gratification: 1. Go to your local Trader Joe’s. 2. Buy a pack of their “Fully Cooked… Read more →

want to be a ramen restaurant owner?

Do you love ramen? Of course you do! But do you love it enough to work 80+ hours a week? The dedication of ramen shop owners brings tears of appreciation to my eyes. Ramenya owners, I salute you! (Make sure you turn on Closed Captioning if it’s not already on, so you can see the sub-titles) A tip o’ the… Read more →

new cup noodles!

After 45 years, Nissin is changing their Cup Noodles recipe to keep up with today’s healthier-living habits. Though Cup Noodles’ noodles are still fried, Nissin is reducing the sodium content, and removing MSG (!) and artificial flavors. People have been clamoring for low sodium instant ramen for a long time, and now, the originator of instant ramen is giving people… Read more →