Craving For Jjapaguri Or Ram-don From ‘Parasite’? Here’s Where To Get In KL Or How To Make It Yourself

14 Mar 2020
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The dish that had everyone drooling!

Recently sweeping the Oscars as well as the box office, the first-ever non-English film to take home the Best Picture Award is all that anyone’s watching and talking about lately. With many iconic scenes in the ‘Parasite’ movie, one dish in particular has stuck out amongst fans of the movie, namely the jjapaguri which also translates to ram-don.
Image via Neon & CJ Entertainment.
Combining two highly popular instant noodle brands —Chapagetti (짜파게티) and Neoguri (너구리), this dish is comfort food at its best. Craving for a taste of the jjapaguri or ram-don since watching Parasite? Get them from these restaurants in KL!

1. Milk Moustache Cafe

Photo Credit: Milk Moustache Cafe
Inspired by the Parasite movie, this Korean restaurant & cafe has created their very own version of the jjapaguri. In their own re-creation, they actually use their homemade jjajangmyeon sauce with the Neoguri udon!
Milk Moustache Cafe
Address: 22, Jalan Putra 2, Taman Kajang Putra, 43000 Kajang, Selangor
Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday, 11:30am to 10pm | Sunday, 11:30am to 7pm

2. Qing He Gu

Photo Credit: Qing He Gu
A lunchtime special at Qing He Gu, they use premium beef to re-create the iconic Parasite dish. They also added a sunnyside up to their version of the ram-don because eggs make everything better.
Qing He Gu @ Damansara Uptown
Address: 82G, Jalan SS 21/39, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Opening Hours: Weekday, 12pm to 3pm & 6pm to 11pm | Weekend, 12pm to 11pm
Qing He Gu @ Mont Kiara 163 Retail Park
Address: 2F-17, 163 Retail Park, 8, Jalan Kiara, Mont Kiara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur
Opening Hours: Weekday, 12pm to 3pm & 6pm to 11pm | Weekend, 12pm to 11pm

How to make jjapaguri or ram-don?

To make the noodles yourself at home, combine the 2 different packages of instant noodles – Chapagetti and Neoguri. In true Parasite style, top the instant noodle concoction with seared sirloin steak chunks – the perfect metaphor for the huge wealth gap between the Kim family and the Park family. 
For the exact recipe, make sure to check out the Korean food recipe queen herself, Maangchi!
If that’s not bougie enough, check out the version from Binging with Babish, the king of popular movie and TV dish re-creation.

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