What would Everything2 be without a node dedicated to the greatness of CUP NOODLES! We're sure we don't have to go into how popular these cups are both in Japan and in the United States. You can find them practically anywhere including Stop N Shop, 7 Eleven, Circle K, you name it. Ramen and various kinds of noodles have always been popular for college students and J-Snack fans because of their great price, not to mention being easy to eat!

Basically a styrofoam cup, filled with dehydrated noodles. Simply add hot water, add flavoring, wait 3 minutes, voila!. A great brand that is famous for them is Nissin