Kagura Ramen Izakaya Review

@ San Mateo Downtown
279 Baldwin Ave.
San Mateo, CA 94401
Wow! It has been a long time since I’ve written anything on this site. I apologize for the long break but I will try to continue to update this site as much as I can. And now onto the newest review…
Kagura Ramen …

izanami spicy garlic tonkotsu

Izanami Restaurant Review

@ South San Francisco
257 Grand Ave
South San Francisco, CA 94080
Izanami is one of the newest restaurants that opened on Grand Ave in downtown South San Francisco. It’s something that’s different on Grand Ave since most of the restaurants and stores on this street look old and outdated. Izanami looks very modern …

Hai Ky Mi Gia Braised Duck Leg with Egg Noodle Soup

Hai Ky Mi Gia Restaurant Review

@ Tenderloin, SF
707 Ellis St
(between Larkin St & Polk St)
San Francisco, CA 94109
Hai Ky Mi Gia has been a popular go-to spot for noodle lovers in San Francisco for many years. It is located in the heart of the Tenderloin but people travel far to get their noodle fix here. I know …

Fusilli with Shrimp, Pancetta, Arugula and Feta

Fusilli with Shrimp, Arugula and Feta

My wife made this simple dish for our dinner last week and it came out pretty good. It’s a very simple and light recipe (which I love) for any meal. This pasta dish conists of very few ingredients and takes about 20 minutes to make from start to finish. Nothing else more to say, so …

Spicy Tonkotsu Ramen with Mayu

Sobo Ramen

@ Oakland, Chinatown
988 Franklin St, Ste 186
(between 11th St & 10th St)
Oakland, CA 94607
A friend has been raving about this place to me for weeks. So when I was in the area over the weekend, I decided to give this place a try. Sobo Ramen is located in the heart of …

Sage Infused Pappardelle

Tra Vigne Restaurant Review

@ Napa Valley
1050 Charter Oak Ave.
St. Helena, CA 94574
A few weeks ago, I went to Napa Valley for wine tasting. After a few hours of “tasting”, I got hungry real fast and as a group, we decided to to to Tra Vigne in Helena, CA. Tra Vigne is a restaurant that …

Wei Chuan Beef Noodle Soup with Tomato

Wei-Chuan Stewed Beef Noodle Soup Review

I first tried this instant noodle a few years back when my friend gave me a few boxes from his work. He knew I loved Beef Noodle Soup so he said to give this a try and let him know what I think. Let me first say, I’m glad he introduced me to these instant …

Pepperoni Ramen Pizza

27 Different Ways to Eat Ramen

Found this very interesting article on different ways to eat Ramen on BuzzFeed. There are a total of 27 different type of recipes for you to make at home. Some of these recipes are questionable in my opinion (like the one pictured above)  but some actually look pretty good!
Here’s a list of what I …


Beef Chow Fun/Chow Mein Recipe

One of my favorite all-time Chinese dishes is your typical and very common Beef Chow Fun or Beef Chow Mein. For those that don’t know the difference, Chow Fun is the wide rice noodles and Chow Mein is thin egg noodles. From the picture above, you can see that it’s not neither one of the …

Nongshim Udon Noodle Soup Package at Costco

Nong Shim Udon Premium Noodle Soup

I went to Costco the other day to do some monthly shopping and saw these udon bowls for sale. Being The Noodle Guy, I had to try this. This wasn’t expensive at all. I think I paid about $7.00 for the 6 bowls. I have always been a fan of Nong Shim. I know that …