In honor of the upcoming Ramen Festival at Makan Restaurant & Bar in Decatur, GA, we’ve rounded up some recipes that offer creative ways to cook Ramen!

Spicy Mushroom Miso Ramen

This ramen recipe puts the fun in fungi with the addition of dried shitake mushrooms and kombu, a thick kelp used extensively in Japanese cooking for adding extra flavor to dishes. Add a bit of crushed red chili flakes to take the heat up a notch!



Recipe via freshmushrooms.

Crunchy Ramen Snack Mix

This healthy crunchy mix alternative is not only delicious but also very easy to make! Try it out for your next DIY snack mix.



Recipe via The Candid RD

Asian Ramen Coleslaw

Adding ramen into a delicious Asian coleslaw can add a unique crunch to the salad, making it a light and tasty treat.



Recipe via

Chicken Ramen Noodle Soup

Using Ramen noodles to make chicken noodle soup is a wonderfully quick and easy way to create this delicious comfort food.

Chicken Ramen Soup


Recipe via

Kale and Veggie Salad with Toasted Ramen

For an extremely healthy twist on Ramen, try toasting the dry noodles and then topping off a colorful salad!



Recipe via Coffee & Quinoa

Ramen lovers – be sure to check out Ramen Festival on Monday, March 23 at 5pm where chefs from all around Atlanta will make their own culinary interpretations of the classic dish. This will be a wonderful event with proceeds from ticket sales going to benefit The Decatur Education Foundation, whose purpose is to help Decatur youth realize their full potential.

Event is 18+ for admission, 21+ to drink.

Tickets are $14 – $35.




Johanna Isler

Johanna is the Marketing Coordinator for Freshtix. She is a lover of live music, food, beer, and any event that combines all three. If she isn't somewhere eating, she is probably at a show wishing she was eating.


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