Ramen is noodle served in soup (meat based/fish based) with some toppings. Ramen came from China adapted to Japanese tastes. There’re Shoyu Ramen (醤油ラーメン: Soy sauce based Ramen), Shio Ramen (塩ラーメン: Salt based Ramen), Miso Ramen (味噌ラーメン: Miso based Ramen), Tonkotsu Ramen (豚骨ラーメン: Pork bones based Ramen), Curry Ramen (カレーラーメン: Curry based Ramen). Recently you can eat noodle and soup separately which is called Tsukemen (つけ麺). You can also eat Gyoza (餃子: Dumpling) together with Ramen. Ramen is popular food in Japan. You can see many Ramen shops there. It’s open often till late in the night or until morning.