Category: Noodles

Sanma-Men 0

What is Sanma-Men?: Ramen from Kanagawa

Today at lunchtime, I ate the “Sanma-Men (サンマー麺)” instant ramen (Price: 220 Yen/ about 2 USD) from Yamadai’s New Touch Sugomen line. In Japan, the instant ramen brand New Touch Sugomen is well-known for...

Black Yakisoba Instant Noodle from Maruchan 0

Japanese Noodles: What is Black Yakisoba?

Today for lunch, I had this “Black Yakisoba (ブラック焼そば)” instant noodle from Maruchan, released on May 24 of this year (2021). As seen from the text on the package front “やみつき旨辛 (Yamitsuki Uma-Kara)”, it...

Japanese Tantanmen Noodles 0

Japanese Noodles: Tantanmen vs Tanmen vs Ramen

Ramen is a Japanese noodle soup originating from the noodle dish called “Nankin Soba (南京そば)” that was eaten in Chinatowns founded in the ports of Yokohama, Kobe, Nagasaki, Hakodate, and so on in the...