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A noodle memoir:

Bibim Myun

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I’m the world of instant noodles, there’s the kind that comes with soup, and then there’s the kind that don’t have soup. I generally hate the kind that don’t have soup. Bibim Myun was no exception.

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Jang Ramyun

Joong Boo korean grocery store north of Kimball and Belmont

On a recent trip to the Joong Boo Market korean grocery store, I stocked up on some Shin Ramyun, my favorite. And I also picked up a handful of ramyuns that I had never tried before. Here is the first in this series – Jang Ramyun.

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Chapagetti

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Although tasty, Chapagetti tastes like neither of the two dishes from whence it draws it name: cha jang myun or spaghetti. It’s not ramyun, but you can find it at your Korean grocery store in the ramyun section.

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Cham Pong

cham pong instant noodles

Ramyun, as wonderful as it is, has its limits. And sometimes, ramyun tries to get ahead of itself. Cham Pong noodle soup is a prime example.

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Sutah Ramyun

sutah ramyun

I was looking forward to trying Sutah Ramyun. Unlike many of the ramyun I have been writing about here, I’ve never had this one before. So I had no idea what to expect.

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Jin Ramyun

jin ramyun

There a universal language to ramyun packaging. Red = spicy. Jin Ramyun is the exception. Had I bothered to read the front label at all, I would have realized this beforehand. The English translation on the package is “jin ramen (hot),” and Korean literally translates to “jin ramyun – spicy flavor”

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Samyang Ramyun

samyang ramyun

The last time I was at the Korean grocery store, I bought one of just about every kind of ramyun noodle or instant noodle they had. It’s something I haven’t done in about a decade. This time, I’m taking notes. First, Samyang Ramyun.

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