Category: ramen news

no-slurp ramen fork

So…if you have an extra 15,000 yen or so lying around (about $130), Nissin wants to sell you an electric toothbrush a fork! But this isn’t just any fork, it…um…makes your smart phone play a “whooshing” sound to cover up your slurping. Yeah…so…at first, I thought it would “cancel out” your slurping a la noise-cancelling headphones, which would be pretty… Read more →

instant ramen inspired foods you gotta try *now*!

Groan…I don’t wanna link to Cosmopolitan…I don’t wanna…I really don’t wanna…but… Pringles! Top Ramen! Top Ramen Pringles! Wow! My wife actually just bought a bunch of Pringles with funky flavors and it looks like we’ll need to go back to the store. The good news: TOP RAMEN PRINGLES! The not-so-good news: they’re only available at Dollar General stores. 7/8/17 Update:… Read more →

ramen school!

Wanna learn how to make ramen? From scratch?! In Japan!?! Check out the video, then go to Ramen Adventures for more details and to sign up. There’s a 1-day crash course, and there’re multi-day courses available. These are serious classes, and I’m sure everyone from the casually curious to ramen dreamers are welcome. Classes are available in both Osaka and… Read more →

a ramen roundup

A ramen guitar: A ramen collaboration for the ages: ポンデライオン🦁カード…二枚目ゲット✌(๑˃̶͈̀◡˂̶͈́๑)✌ ここのミスドで交換するつもりで居たよ❤️ 1番でした…やったね〜٩̋(๑˃́ꇴ˂̀๑)ね #ポンデライオンカード #ミスタードーナツ #ミスド #ミスド飲茶 A post shared by dori 1103 (@rcwblove) on Jan 6, 2017 at 7:40pm PST An aromatic ramen: A Bug’s Life ramen: A Lady & the Tramp ramen: A master class in ramen: Please enable Javascript to watch this video And finally…a reason or 5… 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 →

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 →