The oldest still-operating Chinese restaurant in the USA is not in New York or San Francisco, but in Butte, Montana, where the Pekin Noodle Parlor has been business since 1911 mentalfloss.com/article/8…
In the Philippines, all processed food are required to be fortified with a vitamin and/or mineral in order to battle the malnutrition that is prevalent in the country. It's because they're cheap and most families can only afford processed foods like chips, ramen noodles, and biscuits. ap.fftc.org.tw/article/79…
In 1963, Nintendo began to experiment in other areas of business, including setting up a food company that sold instant rice (similar to instant noodles), a taxi company, and "love hotel" chain. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/His…
In 2005, the Nissin Food company, the maker of Cup Noodles, created ramen designed to be eaten in space. This ramen is thicker, and can be cooked with just 70Β°C water since water can't be boiled in space. They call it Space Ram. nippon.com/en/features/c0…
A single spaghetti noodle is called a Spaghetto. In Italian, an β€œi” at the end is plural, and β€œo” is singular. This goes for other italian dishes too: panino, raviolo, fettucino, gnocco, etc. bonappetit.com/story/spag…
"Strozzapreti" is a type of pasta, which roughly translates as "the priest strangler" because supposedly priests were so ravenous for the noodle they would eat too quickly and choke to death on it. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Str…
Goats who misbehave are often forced to wear foam pool noodles to cover their horns. boredpanda.com/goat-horns…
Today I learned about Black Day, the anti-Valentine's Day, where S. Korean singles dress in black and gather together to eat dark colored food. Jajangmyeon, a savory black bean sauce over noodles, is the preferred dish for those resenting Valentine's to commiserate over. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bla…
The oldest continuously operating Chinese restaurant in the US is not in New York or San Francisco, but Butte, Montana. Pekin Noodle Parlor opened in 1911 and is still open today. mentalfloss.com/article/8…
The wattana panich in Bangkok restaurant is serving a Thai beef noodle brew that has been simmering for 45 years. npr.org/sections/thesalt/…
Bill Irwin, the voice of the robot TARS from Christopher Nolan's INTERSTELLAR, was also the silent comedian Mr. Noodle from Elmo's World on "Sesame Street". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bil…
One of the richest woman in China was born in extreme poverty in a remote mountain village. She got her wealth by selling her chili sauce, lao gan ma, which she originally made for her noodle stand. whatsonweibo.com/lao-gan-…
ITT Tech was known for widespread grade inflation in order for students to receive more federal financial aid. In one instance, a student got a 100% on a computer forensics assignment by emailing the professor a noodle recipe. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ITT…
Ramen noodles themselves are vegetarian, but the little seasoning packets are usually not. The one major exception to this rule is Top Ramen brand Oriental flavor, which contains no animal ingredients at all thespruceeats.com/are-ram…
Samsung - A leading technology company started out as trading company dealing in dried fish, locally grown groceries and noodles. wikipedia.org/wiki/Samsun…
The most popular prison currency is no longer cigarettes, but ramen noodles. bigthink.com/laurie-vazqu…
The popular Japanese dish ramen is actually Chinese and was introduced to Japan only 100 years ago; it was originally known as β€œshina soba”: shina for China, soba for the noodle dish already well established in Japanese cuisine. firstwefeast.com/eat/2014…
Slurping your noodles serves a purpose. It cools off your food and develops the flavor. food-hacks.wonderhowto.co…
On August 25, 1958, Momofuku Ando invented the world's first instant noodles, β€œChicken Ramen,” after an entire year of research using common tools in a little shed he had built in his backyard in Ikeda-city, Osaka Prefecture. cupnoodles-museum.jp/en/o…
In 1971 while on a trip to America, 61-year-old Instant-Ramen creator Momofuku Ando noticed Americans were breaking up the noodles, putting them into a cup, pouring in hot water, and eating it with a fork. This gave Ando the inspiration to create what we now know as Cup Noodles. cupnoodles-museum.jp/en/o…
There was a traffic jam in China that started on August 13th 2010; it lasted two weeks, jammed traffic for over 100km and allowed drivers to move roughly 1km a day. It inspired people to sell noodles in the jam for 3x the normal price and bottled water for Β₯15, it normally sold for Β₯1. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chi…
Yokohama and Osaka Ikeda have Cup Noodles museum dedicated to Momofuku Ando who invented chicken ramen, world's first instant noodles. cupnoodles-museum.jp/en/
Wuhan's traditional dish is Hot dry noodles and it is also the most popular breakfast food. The summer time in Wuhan is extremely long, and the high temperature causes food's rapid deterioration. As a result, people added dietary alkali into noodles to avoid deterioration en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hot…
In Russia, flavored instant-mashed-potatoes in a cup are a popular snack, similar to instant ramen cup noodles in Japan and North America. 21food.com/products/mashe…
Cup Noodles were invented after Momofuku Ando, the inventor of instant ramen, watched as American supermarket executives broke up his ramen to fit into styrofoam coffee cups, added boiling water & then proceeded to eat the ramen with forks. cupnoodles-museum.jp/en/y…
Death by black hole is called spaghettification. The tidal forces inside a black hole are so strong that they stretch your body into a long thin noodle of your composite atoms as you descend. inverse.com/article/42955…
Because rice noodles are made with rice flour rather than wheat flour, they contain no gluten. This is important for people with celiac disease and gluten intolerance or allergy. The main health benefits of rice noodles are that they contain no gluten and are not made with eggs. healthyeating.sfgate.com/…
The Inventor of Instant Ramen was inspired to create cup noodles in its present day form by observing Americans who broke instant noodles into halves and shoved them into mugs, pouring hot water and eating them with forks. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mom…
There was a trend in China where shoppers would relieve stress by crushing packets of cookies or instant noodles, causing losses for supermarket owners asiancorrespondent.com/20…
Today I learned that two men both claim to have invented the pool noodle in the 80s. Rick Koster and Steve Hartman both claim to have invented it and neither will budge from their claim. Neither man, however, has a patent. thestar.com/news/gta/2014…
According to a poll in the year 2000, the Japanese believe that their best invention of the 20th century was instant noodles. en.wikipedia.org/w/index.…
Samsung originally sold noodles . It wasn't until 1970 that they started selling electronics. logoarena.com/blog/noodle…
The origin of the fortune cookie was disputed between a Japanese tea garden in SF and a noodle maker in LA. When the case reached the SF Court of Historical Review, a fortune cookie was brought as evidence. It read: "S.F. Judge who rules for L.A. Not Very Smart Cookie". The court decided on SF. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/For…
Lasagna refers to a single noodle, and lasagne is the proper term for the layered dish. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Las…
Ramen noodles are now used more in bartering than tobacco products in prison. bbc.com/news/world-us-can…
In South Korea, there is a day called Black Day (April 14), where single people eat noodles to lament their loneliness. This is in opposition to Valentine's Day and White Day, the days for couples. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bla…
Laksa is a spicy noodle soup popular in Peranakan cuisine of SE Asia. Laksa consists of thick wheat noodles or rice vermicelli with chicken, prawn or fish, served in spicy soup based on either rich and spicy curry coconut milk or on sour asam. CNN Travel ranked 7th most delicious food in world en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lak…
A block of Ramen Noodles is 2 servings maruchan.com/products/ram…
You're not supposed to heat up the styrofoam cup of noodles in the microwave when cooking because it releases more of the BPA chemical found in styrofoam. suffolktimes.timesreview.…
ITT Tech has been investigated for claims of widespread grade inflation. In one instance, a student got a 100% on a computer forensics assignment for turning in a noodle recipe. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ITT…
A hole-in-the-wall noodle shop offering dishes less than $1.50 earned a coveted Michelin Star. smh.com.au/articles/2009/…
The most complex character in the Chinese language takes 57 strokes to write. It is a noodle dish. mentalfloss.com/article/5…
Popular animal renamings such as "danger noodle" and "trash panda" are actual formal literary devices known as "kennings" (which have existed since the days of the Norse Eddas) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ken…
Eating instant noodles two or more times a week has been associated with cardiometabolic syndrome, which raises a person's likelihood of developing heart disease sciencedaily.com/releases…
Bukkake is a type of noodle popular in Japan japancentre.com/en/recipe…
The cheapest Michelin Star rated Restaurant in the world is the "HK Soya Sauce Chicken, Rice & Noodle" food stand in Singapore, a single meal will cost you just $1.50 (USD). It was also the first-ever street food stand to receive a Michelin Star. youtube.com/watch?v=_1dBT…
In In 2011, several remarkably expensive bowls of pho (Vietnamese noodle soup) were auctioned off for charity. "AnQi Phở" was prepared with type A5-Wagyu beef, white truffles, precious foie gras broth, and perfectly manicured noodles made of rare blue lobster meat. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pho
Laija is an archaeological site in China that flooded approximately 4,000 years ago. There, excavators found what they believe to be the world's oldest noodles. news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/scien…
Scientifically chicken noodle soup helps relieve symptoms of the common cold. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1…
Campbells Chicken Noodle Soup has more sodium in a small can than most large bags of potato chips. pritikin.com/your-health/…

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