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Ramen () (拉麺, ラーメン, rāmen, IPA: [ɾaꜜːmeɴ]) is a Japanese dish . It consists of Chinese-style wheat noodles served in a meat or (occasionally) fish -based broth , often flavored with soy sauce or miso, and uses toppings such as sliced pork (叉焼, chāshū), nori (dried seaweed ), menma , and scallions. Nearly every region in Japan has its own variation of ramen, such as the tonkotsu ( pork bone broth ) ramen of Kyushu and the miso ramen of Hokkaido .

Ramen is a Japanese adaptation of Chinese wheat noodles. Ramen was first introduced to Japan in 1660s by Zhu Shun Shui. There is another theory which claims that the second origin story centers on ramen’s arrival in the nineteenth century as a result of changes in Japanese food practices inspired by American imperialism. It was also said that Ramen was introduced by Chinese immigrants in the late 19th or early 20th century . According to the record of the Yokohama Ramen Museum , ramen originated in China and made its way over to Japan in 1859. Early versions were wheat noodles in broth topped with Chinese-style roast pork .

The word ramen is a Japanese transcription of the Chinese lamian (拉麵).