ABOUT NOODS NOODS NOODS
What exactly is NOODS NOODS NOODS...?
It's an Asian Food Festival with dozens of Southern California restaurants bringing EXCLUSIVE WORLD PREMIERE ITEMS that can only be experienced at Noods Noods Noods! Expect newsworthy desserts, sandwiches, tacos and tons of Asian and/or Noodle inspired dishes.
On January 14th, 2017 Cup Noodles and Foodbeast present this Premier Noodle and Asian Fusion Inspired Festival. NOODS will be a one-day event, with an estimated attendance of 2,500+ people. It will take place in historic Downtown Santa Ana on Sycamore Street between 4th and 5th Street, attached to the eSports Arena.
This one-day festival will have a buy-as-you-go Marketplace section, from 12PM - 11PM, featuring restaurants and vendors you know and love including Dos Chinos, Goa Taco, Samurai Burrito and tons more. Vendor prices for food will vary between $7-$12. The All-You-Can-Consume VIP Section is going to be stacked and has two sessions during the day (Session 1 is from 1PM - 4PM. Session 2 is from 5PM -8PM). Both sessions will feature THE SAME VENDORS with favorites such as Tempo Urban Kitchen, Caludron Ice Cream, and a dozen more vendors plus beer!
All photos above courtesy of Foodbeast
SATURDAY, JANUARY 14TH, 2017
MARKETPLACE 12PM - 11PM
VIP FIRST SESSION: 1PM - 4PM | VIP SECOND SESSION: 5PM - 8PM
NOODS NOODS NOODS ACTIVITIES
Aside from the epic food and drink experience, guests at NOODS can partake in a handful of engaging activities.
ONE OF A KIND EXPERIENCES AT NOODS
THE VIP GAMING COUCH
Available in the VIP Section of NOODS Only inside the eSports Arena -- Nissin supplies guests with a comfortable spot to take a break from all the food and play video games. Participants can compete with one another and play games such as Super Smash Bros., Call of Duty, Final Fantasy and more. VIP ticket holders will also have the chance to go 1v1 versus Call of Duty $100,000 champion Dillon Price, AKA Faze Attach.
CUP NOODLES PHOTO BOOTH
Attendees can make a memory and step into a photobooth and stand within a life-size Cup Noodles to become part of the Noodle madness.
LIVE MURAL by STREETWEAR ARTIST, BENJIE ESCOBAR
Watch Benjie as he creates a live work with the sole inspiration of: NOODS.
E-SPORTS SMASH BROS. TOURNAMENT
In collaboration with FOODBEAST’s NOODS event, E-Sports Santa Ana arena hosts the largest Smash Bros. tournament in the United States on January 14, 2017. $10 entry at the door will provide guests access to the competition as well as NOODS Marketplace. While the gaming competition commences, NOODS will be taking place in the surrounding DTSA streets offering attendees a two-for-one event experience.
NOODLE CREATIONS & ASIAN-INSPIRED EATS
ASIAN-INSPIRED COMFORT FOODS
NOODS has brought some of the best food geniuses around to this epicenter of Asian-eats. The innovative dishes at NOODS are promised to be nothing short of newsworthy and drool-worthy. This event will host multiple vendors, each supplying exclusive Asian-inspired and noodle-tastic comfort-food items.
This HAWAIIAN GARLIC BUTTER SHRIMP, served INSIDE A PINEAPPLE. Brought to you by Shrimp Daddy, find it in the Marketplace at NOODS NOODS NOODS.
Blue Nova | Chelo Creamery | The Dirty Cookie | Dos Chinos | Goa Taco | The Kroft | The Low Key Poke Joint | Mad Dumplings | Mess Hall Canteen | Norigami | Samurai Burrito | Seoul Street | Shrimp Daddy | Sunset Catering
Anchor Hitch | Bruxie | Burger Parlor | Caludron Ice Cream Elbow's Mac n Cheese | Euro Cafe | Green2Go | Hamasaku | Hatch | Iron Press | Naugles | Neptunes Raw Oyster & Seafood Bar | Pour Vida | Puzzle | Sgt. Pepperoni's | Shuck Oyster Bar | Sit Low Pho | Taco Bandito | Tiki Fish | Two Birds Chicken | We Have Noodles
4 Peaks Brewing | Elysian Brewing | Golden Road Brewing | Goose Island Brewing | Gunwhale Ales | Kirin | Ten Barrel Brewing | Tsingtao
*Vendors Subject to Change
The JIDORI FRIED CHICKEN RAMEN BURRITO was created by Andrew Gruel exclusively for the NOODS VIP Section
FOODBEAST's Noods Noods Noods presented by Cup Noodles will feature dozen of EXCLUSIVE Food Items available for individual purchasing or an All-You-Can-Consume VIP ticket... that includes beer!
WHAT SOME OF OUR AMAZING FOOD VENDORS WILL BE BRINGING TO NOODS NOODS NOODS
Anchor Hitch: Deef Fried Uni pasta with swiss cheese, lightly coated in panko, drizzled in uni cream sauce, topped with Smelt Roe and Shredded Nori
Afters Ice Cream: Sriracha Ice Cream
The Dirty Cookie: Asian inspired cookie shots with flavors such as thai tea, black sesame, matcha, ube, and more
Bruxie: Korean BBQ Glazed Fried Chicken with Kimchi-Noodle Slaw on a fresh baked Waffle instead of Bread
Mess Hall Canteen: Award Winning White Boy Ramen with tonkatsu style pork broth, crispy pork belly, pickled jalapeños and shallots, dandelion greens, mushroom, sous vide egg
Hamasaku: Chef Yoya of LA is making his OC Debut at NOODS and will be bringing his Poke Noodle Salad made up of 'miracle noodle', Ora salmon, avocado, cucumber, green onion, nuts, and japanese pesto
The Low-Key Poke Joint: Sushi Burritos coated in hot Cheetos, Sushi Cupcakes, and more
Mad Dumplings: Mad Shrimp Dumplings with Gouda Rabokk, inspired by the shrimp flavored Cup Noodles, featuring fresh carrots, green onions and shrimp, stuffed inside a homemade dumpling skin, served over a bed of cheesy Gouda Rabokkii
Norigami: Sushi Taco with signature crispy seaweed shell filled with ramen noodles, Japanese style slow-braised pork, and ramen toppings such as egg, corn, green onion
Gao Taco: Prawn and Chicken Pad Thai Paratha Taco
Tiki Fish: Chef Perry's bringing the flavor with a Hawaiian Pineapple Teriyaki Burger with spam spread and habanero aioli
Two Birds: Chef Andrew Gruel of Slapfish debuts his newest concept to NOODS and will present an epic Jidori Chicken Ramen Burrito
Neptunes Raw Oyster & Seafood Bar: Crab Pasta SquidInk Pasta, baby tomatoes, and crab meat, in uni cream sauce
Seoul Street: Korean Bulgogi over fries, topped with grilled pnions, elote-style white corn, avocado garlic sauce, fresh pico de gallo, queso fresco, pickled red onion, and lime
Sunset Catering: Soba Noodles in a garlic chili sauce with butter poached and/or tempura lobster, topped with a fried quail egg and tobiko.
Sgt. Pepperonis: Lasagna Nachos featuring crispy lasagna noodles, Italian cheeses, marinara sauce, and more.
Shrimp Daddy: The OC Debut of June Quan’s AKA @stirandstyle’s Shrimp Daddy concept, Hawaiian Garlic Butter Shrimp, mac salad, rice, and pineapple with li hing in a pineapple boat or on a plate
All photos above courtesy of Foodbeast
VIP -- ALL YOU CAN CONSUME
First Session 1PM - 4PM | Second Session 5PM - 8PM
MARKETPLACE -- BUY AS YOU GO
12PM - 11PM
E-SPORTS ARENA SUPER MARIO BROS. COMPETITION
In addition to having access to dozens of food vendors outside of eSports Arena each Marketplace and VIP ticket includes entry into the eSports Arena where they will be hosting a Smash Bros gaming tournament. VIP ticket holders also get to play in our VIP Gaming Couch section inside the eSports Arena!
Available in the parking structure off of East 4th Street and Sycamore.
Paid parking available in DTSA structures for $7 Daily Max, meters are $1.50 per hour.
EVENT AGE RESTRICTIONS
Our Marketplace Section is open to all ages, with children to be accompanied by an adult.
Our VIP section is 21+ only.
NOODLES FOR A CAUSE
What charity is my ticket purchase supporting?
A portion of every ticket sale goes to support Inspire Artistic Minds. This is a 501(c)3 charitable organization that provides scholarships to people in the hospitality industry, to attend events or experiences that will inspire them.
NOODS NOODS NOODS is a RAIN OR SHINE event.
*Event vendors and activations subject to change without notice
Mess Hall Canteen is bringing an epic Ramen Grilled Cheese to NOODS. This exclusive item will be in the Marketplace section of the event
The Low-Key Poke Joint is bringing this Hot Cheetos Sushi burritoto the NOODS Marketplace.
Sit Low Pho's new DIP BURRITO filled with OXTAIL and other delicious pho ingredients, available in the NOODS VIP section.
LASAGNA NACHOS from Sgt. Pepperoni's Pizza Store are made up of crispy lasagna noodles, loads of cheese, meatballs, red sauce, and more cheese, available in the VIP section of NOODS
WHITE BOY RAMEN from Mess Hall Canteen, in the NOODS Marketplace