Build a Ramen Bowl and We'll Guess What Your Japanese Name Is!

By: Talin Vartanian
Estimated Completion Time
3 min
1 Broth What type of broth will you be choosing for today?
Chicken
Pork
Vegetarian
Soy

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2 Spicy What spice level can you tolerate?
Hot
Medium
Lava
Mild

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3 Bowl size How big (or small) do you want this bowl of ramen to be?
Medium
Extra large
Large
Small

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4 protein How about some protein for your epic ramen bowl?
Chashu chicken
Chashu belly
Tofu
Shrimp

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5 eggs How would you like your eggs cooked for your ramen?
No eggs please.
Hard-boiled
Soft-boiled
Poached

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6 vegetables Can you pick just one of these veggies to add?
Bamboo
Mushrooms
Seaweed
Cabbage

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7 side appetizer Which of these Japanese appetizers would you like on the side?
Gyoza
Edamame
Agedashi tofu
Yakitori

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8 Ramen Tsukemen Have you ever tried ramen tsukemen-style?
What's that?
Nope
Of course
No, but I want to.

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9 types of ramen What types of noodles would you like for today?
Regular
Thin
Thick
No noodles

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10 steamed fish How many slices of steamed fish cake would you like on top?
None
Two
At least three
One

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11 ingredient Which of these ingredients definitely does not belong in a bowl of ramen?
Corn
Butter
Bean sprouts
Green onions

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12 beverage Which of these yummy beverages would you like on the side?
Soda
Water
Fruit smoothie
Hot tea

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13 soy sauce What kind of condiment will you use for extra flavor?
No condiments
Soy sauce
Chili oil
Seasoned salt

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14 challenge Would you be willing to participate in a spicy ramen challenge for $100?
No thank you.
Participate? Sure. Win? Nope.
I think I can win it.
Make it $500 and we've got a deal.

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15 utensils How do you normally eat this Japanese bowl of soup?
Spoon
Fork
Chopsticks
Whatever the server gives me

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Eww ... no thanks
Lotus root
Daikon
Kabocha

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17 wasabi Would you like some wasabi on the side?
What's that stuff?
Just a little bit.
Yes please!
No thank you.

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18 miso paste What kind of miso paste would you like to add in?
No miso paste for me.
Red miso
White miso
Yellow miso

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19 grilled duck Would you rather add in some kimchi or grilled duck?
Neither
Grilled duck
Both please
Kimchi

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20 citrus Which of these citrus fruits will cleanse your palate?
Orange
Lime
I'm good with ginger actually.
Lemon

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21 black garlic Would you be willing to try a bowl of black garlic ramen?
Umm ... ew?
Nope. Nope. Nope.
Yes please!
Maybe just a taste...

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22 big bowl What are you going to do if you can't finish all your ramen?
Take a few more bites, then stop.
Pay the bill and leave.
Take it home.
Ask a friend to finish it for me.

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23 Dango Which of these desserts would you like after you're finished eating?
Ice cream
Mochi
Taiyaki
Dango

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24 paying the bill How much are you looking to spend for today's meal?
Under $6
Over $13
Between $10-$13
Between $6-$10

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25 boba drink It looks like your server is offering you a free boba drink to-go. What kind would you like?
Strawberry
Peach
Passion fruit
Mango

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26 Tonkatsu If you were still hungry, what other Japanese dish would you order?
Tonkatsu
Japanese curry
Nishime
Shrimp fried rice

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27 abalone Which of these expensive Japanese ingredients would you love to snack on?
None of these
Japanese spiny lobster
Japanese abalone
Red sea bream

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28 purple cauliflower Can you pick something purple to add to your creation?
Purple carrots
Purple cauliflower
Eggplant
Purple sweet potatoes

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29 instant ramen Would you like to trade your creation for some cheap Top Ramen instead?
Yes please!
No way, what a waste!
I've never had cheap Top Ramen.
How about some cheap ramen on the side?

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30 ramen burguer Would you like to try a ramen burger for today?
That sounds gross.
That sounds weird.
That sounds awesome.
Umm ... I don't know.

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