Ultimate Ramen Magazine

Sam brought me back this Japanese Ultimate Ramen Magazine from his trip to Tokyo. On the cover is Ramenman from the original Kinnikuman manga.  It's basically a directory of all the ramen joints in Tokyo. It in...

Hide-Chan’s Mega Ton Ramen

First Ramen and Friends dinner since baby Cormac. We went to Hide-Chan Ramen in Midtown. I got the Mega Ton (extra noodle, extra thick char siu, a lot vegetables $15). They weren't kidding. It was a mega ton of...

Totto Ramen

Met up with Yoshie, Sam and Rob at the new Totto Ramen a few weeks ago in Midtown. It's a tiny little place and therefore long waits. Yoshie gave up our table a few times because we were late. Then as I got an ...

Ramen Kuidouraku

Went out with Ramen and Friends to try out the new Ramen Kuidouraku, which used to be a Ramen Setagaya. The place pretty much looks the same and they used part of the front window sign --the "Ramen" part. Unfor...

Instant Ramen Review: Nissin Spicy Flavor

Name: Nissin Spicy Flavor Brand: Nissin Cost: around 59cents Contents: Brick of dry ramen, seasoning pack & red chili oil Cooking: 3mins with 2 cups of boiling water. I added dried mushrooms Results: It do...

Instant Ramen Review: Nissin UFO Yakisoba

I first thought this was spaghetti, looking at the package. It's Yakisoba. Name: U.F.O. Yakisoba Brand: Nissin Cost: about $1.99 Package: flying saucer carton (reminiscent of the old McDonald's Flying Sau...