The Ramen Eater has been reviewing instant ramen noodles since 2002: "There is a scale I use from 0.0 to 5.0 stars. 0.0 is bottom of the barrel. Tastes literally like crap. Foul smelling, tasting and even producing a gag like reflex. 5.0 stars is perfection." He's at ramen number 439 now.