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Petite Eater Downs 20 LBS Of Ramen in 2 Minutes [WATCH]

We’ve all been hungry enough to down a bowl of ramen in a cool 10 to 15 minutes, but can you imagine eating 20 pounds of it in less time than it takes to brush your teeth?

That’s what competitive eater Molly Schuyler did this weekend, eating a 20 pound bowl of ramen in 2 minutes and 3 seconds, competing at Foodbeast’s Nood Beach Festival.

While the rest of the contestants were still halfway through the bowl, Molly slurped up the remnants of the broth, and still had room to chug a couple of water bottles after.

With an interesting strategy, Schuyler used a plastic container to retrieve the food, scoops at a time, while most of the other contestants grabbed the noodles by hand, all with the same goal.

Ultimately, Schuyler prevailed, as the field looked shell-shocked that she finished so quickly.

In the competition were competitive eating heavy hitters such as Matt Zion of Wreckless Eating, Dan Kennedy of Killer Kennedy, Blum Gum, and Frank Paulin, all who gave their best effort to get through the bowl of noodles provided by Chino, California-based Shomi Noods.

Schuyler is no stranger to impressive eating achievements, recently destroying an In-N-Out 100 x 100, and inexplicably chugging two gallons of cooking oil earlier this year.

Next time someone calls you out for eating your ramen quickly, you can refer to this video and call them silly for judging you.

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Java Monster and Afters Ice Cream Collab For Energy-Packed Ice Cream Flavor

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Afters Ice Cream made its name with a uniquely blue “Cookie Monster” flavor that spread through California faster than a Kardashian rumor. But now they’re making waves with a different type of monster. I’m talking about the Monster that’s been providing energy to the masses for more than 15 years.

Afters Ice Cream will be debuting a “Breakfast Monster” flavor at Foodbeast’s upcoming Nood Beach food and music festival, September 1, at Huntington Beach, CA.

This would be a perfect excuse to eat ice cream in the morning, as the new flavor will give you a boost using Java Monster’s Loca Moca flavor poured into Afters’ classic vanilla ice cream. Also mixed in will be some chocolate-covered biscotti pieces, with a healthy topping of bacon bits, honey, and French toast cereal.

If you really want to ball out, you can ask for the Breakfast Monster in the form of Afters’ famous Milky Bun, which fans know as a warm doughnut that houses the cold treat for a perfect blend of temperature-based sensations.

If you or your friends are fans of either Afters Ice Cream or Java Monster, you’ll probably want to snag some tickets to check this out, along with the other 20+ noodle vendors slanging goodies at Foodbeast’s Nood Beach Festival, September 1.

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Competitive Eating Legend Molly Schuyler Eats 100×100 In-N-Out Burger In One Sitting


Not too long ago, we hosted an In-N-Out 50×50 challenge in the hallowed grounds of Foodbeast HQ. Competitive eaters such as Nader Reda and Raina Huang each attempted to best the burger, with Raina completing the challenge in less than 40 minutes.

Now, another combatant has thrown her hat into the ring.

Famed competitive eater Molly Schuyler has stepped up to take on not just the In-N-Out 50×50, but requested we make it a 100×100 challenge.

The $154.84 bill yielded a monolith of meat, taking nearly half an hour for the restaurant to build and nearly half a dozen boxes to transport it back to Foodbeast HQ.

While Schuyler was apprehensive whether she could defeat such a comically large burger, she dove into it once the clock started and didn’t stop until that last piece of lettuce and bun was tucked away in her stomach.

Check out exactly how it went down on our Twitch Channel, or the YouTube embed above.

You can also catch Molly at our upcoming food and music festival Nood Beach this Sunday, September 1st. Tickets are still on sale at Nood-Beach.com, or you can catch her try to tackle a 20-pound bowl of ramen live on Twitch.

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This Savory Ramen Doughnut Is Made Using Maruchan Gold Noodles

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There is much debate surrounding the origins of the doughnut. The Greeks have been making loukoumades, basically the donut hole’s cousins, since the B.C.’s, and Dutch settlers brought something remarkably similar to today’s doughnuts when they came to America. A couple theories exist for the origin of the modern day doughnut, but none are confirmed. There is, however, no controversy over who created the Doodlenut. That would be Southern California’s very own geniuses over at Nitrolado Cafe, who are cranking out a doughnut entirely made of Maruchan Gold ramen noodles for the Nood Beach Festival in Huntington Beach, CA on September 1st. 

Using only the finest of instant ramen, the Doodlenut starts with Maruchan’s restaurant-grade ramen pack, Maruchan Gold. Due to the special drying technique Maruchan’s developed for their Gold line, these noodles hold their chew better than their regular ramen noodles, making them perfect for a ramen doughnut. 

After being boiled, the noodles are dunked in a mixture of soy sauce, eggs, green onions, and lots of cheese. The completed mixture is then shaped into donuts using a pan similar to a muffin tin, and dipped in flour, egg, and panko bread crumbs. After being dropped in the deep fryer, they’re fried until they’re golden brown on the outside but still remain the chewy ramen noodles we all know and love on the inside. At this point, they’re virtually indistinguishable from a classic “crumb” doughnut you can find at any local shop.

Then it’s topping time. First up, cheese — and lots of it, melted with a blowtorch. From there, it can go two different ways. The Tokyo Style Doodlenut is delicately topped with sukiyaki beef, a poached egg, pickled radish, and furikake. The Hawaiian Style Doodlenut is topped with Spam, pineapple, okonomiyaki sauce, Japanese mayo, and furikake. 

Both Doodlenut’s toppings tower high, making them a substantial meal. These aren’t your typical doughnuts that leave you ready to eat the rest of the box laying in front of you. 

If you’re interested in trying one of these crazy concoctions, or any of the other 20+ noodle vendors that’ll be there, head on out to Foodbeast’s Nood Beach Festival on September 1st.

 

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Every Food You HAVE To Track Down At Nood Beach

On September 1st, Huntington Beach, CA, will turn into a nood beach — and not exactly the kind you think. That’s because Foodbeast will be throwing their Nood Beach food festival there! There will noodles galore, with over 20 vendors offering their own unique interpretations of Pan Asian-influenced dishes and noodles. To get a jump start on what to target there, here’s a comprehensive list of what you can expect to chomp on at Nood Beach!

The Coconut Truck

Orange County’s The Coconut Truck will be pulling up to serve Vietnamese- style garlic noodles topped with braised oxtail, crispy shallots, and black garlic confit.

Ellie’s

Ellie’s, an Italian kitchen in Irvine, CA, will be serving up a spicy carbonara with a twist. Made with English peas, this classic dish is dyed green and topped with a sunny side up egg.

Farmhouse Kitchen

Farmhouse Kitchen will be spinning out a dish called The Tornado. This cup comes full of ramen noods cooked in XO sauce (a spicy sauce made with assorted chilies and spices like cumin, tumeric, and tamarind), as well as a fried egg, Asian broccoli, and slow-cooked, candied pork belly.

The Golden Marrow

The bone marrow maestros at LA’s The Golden Marrow will have both noods and non-noods dishes. Pictured above is their new Strawberry Shortcake Bone Barrow. A dessert bone marrow? Unheard of! After being grilled, they top this hearty chunk of marrow with a vanilla glaze, fresh strawberries, a strawberry reduction sauce, gold dust, mint leaves, and a piece of French toast. They’ll also be serving up their garlic marrow with noodles, and a truffle marrow with noodles.

Hug Life

Even the deserts are noodle shaped at Nood Beach. Hug Life will be serving a Smurfberry S’mores with a nood-shaped version of their blueberry anti-dairy ice cream. Served in a chocolate dipped waffle cone, the bowl comes with roasted marshmellows, coconut, dark chocolate chips, and cinnamon graham crackers.

LaoMazing Eats

LaoMazing Eats has got an ode to our avian counterparts. Served on a banana leaf, the Bird’s Best Nest comes with a bed of crispy noodles, quail eggs, chunks of beef, and sauteed veggies, all cooked in a savory Lao gravy.

Lettuce Eat

Coming all the way down from Sherman Oaks, CA, Lettuce Feast will be featuring their plant-based comfort food. This fried chikn mac n’ cheeze sandwich with a hot honey glaze will be available at Noods Beach for all our vegan Foodbeasts.

Lia’s Lumpia

Lia’s Lumpia will be combining a Filipino staple and a Japanese staple with their Pork Belly Ramen Lumpia, which is filled to the brim with Maruchan ramen noodles, pork belly, bok choy, ginger, mushrooms, green onion, and calamansi mayo. They’ll also have their famed Lola’s Lumpia and chicken adobo wings available for purchase.

LSXO

Huntington Beach’s own LSXO will be slinging a big bowl of vermicelli noodles topped with lemongrass beef, curried prawns, Vietnamese herbs, cucumber, a nuoc cham sauce, and crushed peanuts.

Mealtop Cafe

Not everything needs to be nood. Mealtop Cafe is sticking with what they know best: their delectable bingsu. This classic Korean desert is piled high with shaved ice and red bean paste, then drizzled with condensed milk and matcha.

Mess Hall Canteen

Mess Hall Centeen is bringing the beef with their kalbi brisket noods. After marinating the brisket in a kalbi marinade for 24 hours, it’s then braised for 10 hours and smoked. After being cooled and sliced, it’s tossed in a sous vide to ensure maximum tenderness. Then, it’s crusted with togarashi and Mess Hall’s kalbi BBQ sauce and thrown on noodles bathed in a spicy sauce and topped with kimchi, spiced pickled carrot, and daikon.

Miss Mini Donuts

Irvine, CA’s Miss Mini Donut will have ginormous stacks of cinnamon sugar mini donuts drizzled in chocolate and delivered in a takeout box with crispy noods tossed in cinnamon sugar.

Monster Energy & After’s Ice Cream

After’s Ice Cream, innovators of the legendary Milky Bun, will be premiering their collaboration with Monster Energy. Their new Java Monster-flavored ice cream will be available, along with a couple other classic After’s flavors.

Mussels and Pearls

Mussels and Pearls are rolling out grilled oysters topped with garlic, shoyu, their own cheese blend and crispy noodle strips. These massive Pacific oysters are all 6-8 inches in size, and can be purchased in a sampler pack with the aforementioned oysters along with some of their more well known oyster recipes.

Nitrolado Cafe

Nitrolado Cafe will be premiering their Doodlenut, a savory doughnut made entirely of ramen. Doughnut options include the Tokyo Style Doodlenut, which comes with cheese, sukiyaki beef, pickled radish, and furikake, and the Hawaiian Style Doodlenut, which is topped with cheese, Spam, pineapple, okinomiyaki sauce, Japanese mayo, and furikake.

The Sandwich Society

The Sandwich Society is based in the belief in our beloved carbohydrates. So they doubled down for Nood Beach. They’ll be serving a grilled cheese stuffed with gochujang (a Korean chili paste) tossed noods.

SeaLegs at the Beach

SeaLegs will be hosting this lovely event. The home court favorites will be dishing out a coconut shell with coconut curry noods aptly crowned with a giant prawn.

Sgt. Pepperoni’s Pizza Store

Noods are a worldwide favorite. Continuing with the theme of combining national cuisines, Sgt. Pepperoni’s Pizza Store will be serving a sheet pan pepperoni pizza where the entire crust is composed of ramen noodles.

Shomi Noods

Shomi Noods is no stranger to the nood game. They’ve got their recipes down, and are focusing on presentation. Take for instance their jiggle ramen, which is tossed in their house Crack sauce, topped with fried garlic, sautéed red cabbage, shredded carrots, green onion, red radish, shredded nori, and roasted chashu, and served in a vacuum sealed cup ready to be shaken and consumed.

Slapfish

Slapfish will be serving a Lobster Bucatini tossed in toasted brown butter and a dash of lobster bisque. Finished at the last minute with a lobster claw, whole butter, fresh parmesan cheese, a squeeze of lemon, and a handful of herbs, this dish is sure to grab attention.

Tastea

Tastea will be working double duty during the event, serving both food and drinks. On the libations side, they’ll have a guava hibiscus spritzer, only available at Nood Beach, and their PeachMe Sweet Tea, which is black tea with real strawberry and peach bits. Food-wise, they’ll be serving their crowd favorite popcorn chicken.

Ten Asian Bistro

This may look like your average fair food, but it’s not. At all. Ten Asian Bistro is doling out a slow braised pork belly, wrapped in Chinese style egg noodle, which is then fried crispy, dipped in Nashville hot butter, and sprinkled with parmesan. Sheesh.

 

If any of these options caught your eye, make sure to head out to Nood Beach, this Sunday, September 1st! Tickets can purchased at www.nood-beach.com.

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This Thick Cut Pork Belly Is Wrapped In Noodles And Fried So Of Course You Want It

 

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In the history of things eaten on a stick, we can all be confident that they’ve for the most part been equally creative and delicious. Think about it: corn dogs, popsicles, kebabs, lollipops. The list can go on and on. Adding on to that illustrious lineup is an unheard of noodle-wrapped pork belly from Ten Asian Bistro in Newport Beach, California.

Considered by locals as the go-to spot for innovative fusion fare, Ten Asian Bistro lives up to that rep by coming up with a slow-braised pork belly that’s wrapped in Chinese-style egg noodles. The dynamic duo is then deep-fried until crispy, dipped in Nashville hot butter, and topped off with a blessing of parmesan cheese and garlic aioli. Yes. Please.

The catch to nabbing yourself one of these meat stick wonders is that they’re only going to be served at upcoming Foodbeast’s noodle festival, Nood Beach, going down on September 1, 2019. Info and tickets can be found at Nood-Beach.com.

Other creative, one-of-a-kind, and of course delicious Pan Asian-influenced dishes will also be on deck at Nood Beach, so if you’re a fan of all that (who isn’t?), then mark your calendars.

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Snoop Dogg Headlining A Noodle Festival This Summer

Snoop Dogg’s no stranger to the food game, kicking it with Martha Stewart in the kitchen and cooking up a storm for an unlikely duo that brilliantly works. With that, it’s only natural for him to be headlining a noodle festival this summer.

The Doggfather himself won’t be performing in the role you’re used to, however, as he will be appearing in the form of his DJ alter-ego, Snoopadelic.

This said noodle festival, the first annual Nood Beach, will take place in Huntington Beach, California and will be hosted by none other than Foodbeast and PRJKT Restaurant Group.

 

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Right off the Bolsa Chica bike trail, the festival will host several musical acts such as Sega Genocide, Coast Club, and Yachty by Nature, with more announcements to come.

Along with cooking demos, there will be a lineup of pro eaters competing in the first Foodbeast Challenger League Noodle Invitational.

While the announcement of the food vendor lineup will slowly roll out, as of now there has been confirmation of LSXO in Huntington Beach, Michin Dak in LA, and Ten Asian Bistro in Newport Beach.

Anytime the music world and the food world can get together in harmony, it’s a pretty special thing. Add Snoop Dogg to the mix, and you’ve got a West Coast party for the ages.

 

Tickets are on sale now at nood-beach.com, $40 for general admission and $80 VIP that will include front of the line access, free beer pours, a free noodle dish and a dedicated lounge near the music stage.