Ramen

New Touch Nostalgic Curry Udon – Tokyo Travel Article

New Touch Nostalgic Curry Udon Japan has many instant noodle makers and I probably have just scratched the surface of what is available in the country.  I ordered some surprise noodles from Candysan and they sent some varieties I had never tried before.  One of them was New Touch Nostalgic Curry Udon from Yamadai.  Yamadai has been refreshing its brands in recent years and their “New Touch” line is part of that.  While they are not as well known as…

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Quest for world’s first Hakata Ippudo restaurant – Tokyo Travel Article

Quest for world’s first Hakata Ippudo restaurant In November 2015, I traveled solo to Japan using the Japan Rail JR Pass. While I was touring in Hakata/Fukuoka of northern Kyushu, I decided to pay a tribute to the very first franchise restaurant of the most popular ramen  chain in the world: Ippudo Ramen, 一風堂 Original taste at the origin of Ippudo Ramen franchise restaurant in Fukuoka Japan Exterior of world’s first Ippudo Ramen restaurant in Fukuoka Japan While Ippudo ramen…

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Maruchan Shrimp Tempura Udon Noodle Cup – Tokyo Travel Article

Maruchan Shrimp Tempura Udon Noodle Cup This was another cup of noodle from Maruchan I tried recently.  You really can’t go wrong between Maruchan and Nissin as they both put out pretty good noodles and flavours.  The udon style instant noodles are usually not thick like a real udon noodle, but are slightly thicker and broader than a regular instant noodle.A 3/4 view of the attractively produced cup.  On the top of the cup as a flavoured oil satchet.Another view…

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Nissin Spice Curry Chicken Cup Noodle Review – Tokyo Travel Article

Nissin Spice Curry Chicken Cup Noodle Review Nissin released a limited edition set of cup noodle and U.F.O. brand noodles in late 2018 early 2019 under a SPICE CURRY campaign. This was to coincide with a curry day event in Osaka in January of 2019.  While Nissin already produces a Curry Cup Noodle and has variants of it, these limited editions have more intense spice to them and capture the essence of curry in its Indian roots.  I like a…

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