This Valentine’s Day, Enjoy Chocolate Ramen in Tokyo

Japan’s soup scene is not for the faint of heart (or stomach). Adventurous foodies can devour massive bowls of ramen for cash prizes, eat ramen ice cream, and even soak in noodle baths—so it shouldn’t be too surprising that one prominent ramen chain, Menya Musashi, honors Valentine’s Day each February by serving up chocolate noodle soup at select locations.

RocketNews24 reports that the savory-sweet special is available during the first two weeks of the month, and changes slightly every year. To make the soup, Menya Musashi uses a brand of chocolate called…

You Can Get Paid to Eat a Massive Bowl of Ramen In Tokyo

In Japan, massive appetites meet their match at Umakara Ramen Hyouri. As Kotaku reports, the Tokyo-based ramen restaurant offers hungry customers an intimidating, yet lucrative challenge: Finish a heaping bowl of chicken-topped, chili powder-sprinkled noodles in under 20 minutes, and you’ll win 50,000 yen (nearly $440). Polish it off in 30 minutes, and you’ll score 30,000 yen (around $260).

Traveling to Tokyo and want to attempt the delicious feat for…