Category: ramen news

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 →

street fighter ramen

Couldn’t make it to Japan for hadoken ramen? If you’re near the Gainesville, Florida area, check out Crane Street Fighter Ramen. It seems to be a limited time event…there’s Zangief’s Borscht topped with beef & dill meatballs, carrot, beets, and yuzu smetana vs Japan’s Ryu and his “Haduken” Venison Shoyu with braised beef short ribs, pickled corn and a sweet… Read more →

shanked for instant ramen, pokemon ramen, & other news roundup

Cup Noodles will be celebrating their 45th birthday next month. Wow…45 years. Happy birthday, Cup Noodles! I bet people’ve been shanked for cigarettes before. But has anyone ever been shanked for ramen? Everyone’s seen how important cigarettes are to prisoners on tv and in movies, but now “…they have begun relying on ramen noodles—a cheap, durable food product—as a form… Read more →

red ramen burger

There’s the original ramen burger, made by ramen chef Keizo Shimamoto, which has been a huge hit, but only available in limited areas. Apparently it’s made a big enough splash for Red Robin to take notice. Red Robin is introducing their own version, dubbed the Red Ramen Burger. The Red Ramen Burger will be available for a limited time (April… Read more →

instant ramen makes people…gay???

So…we’ve got our share of nutty politicians, and apparently we’re not the only ones. This is probably all you need to know: Arief R. Wismansyah, the mayor of the Indonesian city of Tangerang (just west of Jakarta), has shocked the world after asserting that instant noodles and formula milk are actually “making babies gay.” I really don’t remember reading that… Read more →

cup noodle ramen ice cream!

Cup Noodle…ice cream! Cup Noodle…ice cream?!? Nissin’s Cup Noodle Museum in Yokohama is now selling shoyu and curry flavored ramen ice cream! The ice cream is served in the well-known Cup Noodle cup and topped with standard Cup Noodle toppings like shrimp, beef cubes, green onions, egg, and carrots. RocketNews24 is on the scene with a taste test. And…well, “…the… Read more →

ramen battle ann arbor!

Sunday! Sunday! Sunday! Be there for the monster truck–err…monster ramen battle for charity. Five Ann Arbor/Detroit chefs will compete with their best ramen creations for you all to try. The winner gets $2000 for their favorite charity. Tickets and further details are available here and are $70 ea. The event is Sunday 7/26/15 from 4pm to 8pm at the Slurping… Read more →