There is the scene in Tampopo which my sister and I call "stealing the noodle recipe" - where she's talking to the cook and asking questions to get him to reveal his technique. There's a moment at the end where he pauses and realizes that he has given away his secrets.
Your Best Ramen suggestions
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Well we do have some great Pho places around, and some good noodles inside other places, but sadly not many (I can count 1) noodle specific places. Kinda sad considering the large Asian population we have.
No one needs to start cooking with Top Ramen, and shouldn't. There are way more and better options, but you might need to spend 50 cents to $1 for a pack.
I personally think that Indo-mie is the best, start with a good base, add chicken or bok choy, possibilities are endless. Specifically this flavor:
I order them by the case, they are hard to find, Cam used to carry them but they tended to sell out of this flavor often so it was not even worth trying to get locally.
I like the way a good Asian grocery has an entire aisle, or more, devoted to noodles. I'd like to be led along by the hand and get some Noodle 101 from someone who knows all the different types and their typical uses.
*G* once at Jungle Jim's I was looking at some fish sauce, and I was basically abducted by a beautiful Vietnamese woman who showed me a better brand in the Vietnamese aisle. That was fun.
Freshstreet are doing ramen for lunch for the next two weeks at Double Happiness.
$8 a bowl and they will have two varieties (Vegetarian and meat) each day.
We had shoyu ramen with pork, egg, green onion and nori.
11.30am-2.30pmPosted 7 months ago #
I'm there! I eat ramen everyday for lunch.Posted 7 months ago #
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