Tag: ramen tidbits

brain ramen

I…hmm…this article…has the most interesting combination of words and phrases…neuro-noodles…brain broth…panda hole… …wait, what was I saying? Oh yeah, while in Japan, pick up a pack or two of Village Vanguard’s “No-Men”, or “Brain Noodles” (“tastes just like chicken–I mean miso!”. They recommend that you…err…serve it fresh out of a girl’s noggin… You know what, a picture is worth a… Read more →

white dragon noodle bar ramen

If you’ve never seen Blade Runner, stop what you’re doing, put down that bowl of ramen, and go see it. Now! It’s one of the best movies ever made, sci fi or not. And if you want to make some noodles to help celebrate its 35 anniversary, head over to Nerdist for their recipe for Blade Runner Ramen. Yeah, I… Read more →

kiki’s (ramen) delivery service

I’m not sure how I feel about teenager Kiki (a high school version of Studio Ghibli’s classic Kiki’s Delivery Service) peddling Cup Noodles, but the animation is gorgeous enough to make me wish/hope for a full movie than a commercial. Turn on Closed-Captioning for subtitles, and head over to Rocket News 24 for more background info and behind-the-scenes sketches. Read more →

logan slurps ramen

A tutorial in slurping with the one and only @ramenjunkie ! A post shared by Hugh Jackman (@thehughjackman) on May 30, 2017 at 4:23am PDT Because I just watched Logan (great movie!) and because Ivan Orkin is cool, here’s Ivan teaching Hugh Jackman how to slurp ramen. Sure, why not? 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 →

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 →

4th of july weekend roundup

“Man assaulted after refusing to eat ramen noodles.” Now kids…be good and eat your ramen! Michelin starred instant ramen…complete with egg?!? Lucky Peach keeps cranking out the ramen recipes. If you’ve got the time and skills, these look delicious. New ramen shops are always exciting, especially when they don’t specialize in tonkotsu for once. Chicken ramen, here I come! (Los… Read more →