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You Can Eat Japanese Michelin-Star Ramen For About $3, Right Now

Nissin, the noodle company who makes your Cup Noodles, just took one of Japan's most highly-rated ramen and put it in a cup.

Nakiryu in Tokyo received a Michelin Star rating last year for its Dan Dan ramen noodles, but those in Japan no longer have to go to the restaurant itself to enjoy the famous ramen, as it is available nationwide in Cup Noodle-form, for just 200 yen ($1.80) per cup, according to Rocket News 24.

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Being rated by the Michelin Guide is the highest honor a restaurant can get. Anonymous eaters rate all restaurants around the world, and if they're worthy, they'll earn between one to three stars in the guide. As you can imagine, Japan has some of the best ramen in the world, and Nakiryu is one of two ramen restaurants to be awarded a Michelin Star rating.

That bowl of Ramen lived up to the hype and then some. Wow!!! ⭐️??? #Tokyo

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Rocket News 24 tried the Cup Noodles and said the taste is actually comparable Nakiryu. Imagine that, $2 for some of the best tasting ramen in the world. Nissin describes it as a "perfect balance" of sweet and spicy, getting its sweetness from sesame, and spiciness from red peppers.

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If you're not in Japan and want it badly enough, you can order a cup in the secondary market for 360 yen ($3.22), plus some obviously pricey $6 overseas shipping.

For Michelin Star ramen, I think I might just dish out the $10. I've spent more on less.