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Apr 18, 2022 - 8 min read

Gyoza -Ramen’s Essential Side Dish-

When at a ramen restaurant, oftentimes, you will spot gyoza listed on the menu, along with other popular side dishes like fried rice and fried chicken. To stand apart, many restaurants offer uncommon options such as pork buns and rice

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Feb 9, 2022 - 14 min read

How Many Do You Know? The Profound World of Regional Ramen

If you are familiar with ramen, you probably know that there are four main flavors: tonkotsu, soy sauce, miso, and salt. In addition to these flavors, there is another category in Japan called “regional ramen” in which the dish is

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Jan 5, 2022 - 8 min read

“Are these bad manners?” Discussing the Ramen-Eating Etiquette

In recent years, the number of ramen restaurants in the U.S. has increased at a rapid pace, triggered by the ramen boom that occurred in the late 2000s. There are about 1,500 ramen restaurants in the U.S. (Reference: Ramen Restaurants

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Dec 16, 2021 - 10 min read

What is Ramen? How the History and Elements Lead to Modern-Day Ramen

Ramen has become a national dish in Japan and is widely known overseas, including throughout the United States, but when asked to define it, even Japanese people may have a hard time doing so. Its origin may not be as

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Dec 2, 2021 - 8 min read

Are Fresh Noodles Different from Instant Noodles? How to Best Enjoy Fresh Noodles!

For generations, pasta has been a widely loved dish in the United States, but in recent years, various noodle dishes from Asia have gained popularity. Chow mein from China, pad thai from Thailand, pho from Vietnam, and numerous Japanese noodles

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