- a bowl of clear soup containing noodles, vegetables, and often bits of meat.
Origin of ramen
< Japanese rāmen < Chinese lāmiàn literally, pull noodle
Also called larmen.
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Examples from the Web for ramen
Chances are, wherever there are hungry college students, a ramen joint will follow.
Quite unusually for a ramen restaurant, Totto is open for lunch (a typical ramen broth slow cooks for up to 12 hours).
Ippudo, East Village, Midtown West No NYC ramen roundup would be complete without an Ippudo shout-out.
The ramen burger is the brainchild of Keizo Shimamoto, a 35-year-old ramen blogger turned ramen chef.
Only 150 ramen burgers were made available to the public at a price of $8 apiece.
- a Japanese dish consisting of a clear broth containing thin white noodles and sometimes vegetables, meat, etc
- thin white noodles served in such a broth
Japanese, from Chinese la to pull + mian noodles
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