I would review more frozen celebrity chef meals, but the last Guy Fieri series broke me.

As an avid YouTube connoisseur, I love when creators do holiday series where they post a lot. Some call it Vlogmas or Glo-mas, or some type of other clever name, where they post all 25 days of Christmas during December.

Realistically, I won’t have the time or energy to post every day, but I will try to post more.

How about a good old fashioned instant ramen review?

We have an amazing nanny who helps us on occasional weekend mornings (has since Artie was born) and and I had the opportunity to leisurely stroll through stores on my own. I wandered around one of my favorite Asian grocery stores, Ha Tien, and bought a bunch of ramen noodles.

Unfortunately, I did not save my receipt to reference the prices of this first haul. Each noodle pack cost somewhere between $1-4 – the bowls costing more.

I did have to include some mild flavors, too, for the kids. They absolutely love ramen. When I make them for the kids, I add veggies and eggs.

Here’s the first one!

Vifon Chicken Noodles bowl – Mi Ga  

Vifon is a Vietnamese brand. According to its website, founded in 1963 in Vietnam

This noodle bowl includes a little fork, dried noodles, soup base, liquid chicken bouillon flavoring, and some dried herbs and spices.

Here are the cooked noodles – I tasted the spice mixture to make sure it wasn’t too spicy for the kids since i saw mention of red pepper, but it was not. There is a pronounced black pepper flavor that dilutes in the soup.

All in all, this was a very basic chicken noodle soup.

The noodles are like a basic, cheap ramen packet-  they are thinner and get soggy quickly. No notable bounce or chew.

The broth is flavorful – more flavorful than the basic chicken ramens you’d find at a store like Cub, but nothing that will change your life.

A very pleasant, basic bowl of chicken flavored noodles

Rating: 5.5/10