Slurp Away This National Soup Day


The best day to enjoy a warm bowl of goodness is right around the corner… National Soup Day! We’ve scoured the soup scene here in Orange County and wanted to highlight a few of our favorites.

Nothing is better than a warm belly of soup while you’re cozied up in your pjs at home, so all of these are available for take-out / home-preparation. SoCal stay-at-home connoisseurs; we’ve got you covered. Don’t miss out on these lick-the-bowl, slurpable soups this National Soup Day (February 4th, 2022)…


Soupply (soup-lee) is an Orange County based company providing premium, simple-prep noodle soup that can be conveniently enjoyed any time and any place. Featuring high quality ingredients and added collagen, SOUPPLY is the ideal warm, comforting and convenient meal to enjoy this National Soup Day. They feature a satisfying portion of noodles, broth, and REAL shelf-stable meat; (Filet & Brisket, Chicken) which is fully cooked under high temperature pressure through a USDA-approved process, allowing it to remain shelf-stable without preservatives. These packaged soups can be stored at room temperature for approximately one year.

Highlights: one for one charitable initiative, complete meal, high-quality ingredients, simple-prep, shelf-stable
Price: $12/bowl or $48/ 6-pack without bowls and utensils online at



Located at 4th Street Market in Santa Ana, Alta Baja celebrates the flavors of Mexico, California and American Southwest. Alta Baja provides a wide variety of uniquely region-specific foods such as cheeses, baked goods, beer and wine, and more. Not to be missed, is their ever-popular Pozole Sunday, which can be enjoyed from the comfort of home the last Sunday of every month. Consider their Pozole Fam-Pack which feeds 4-6ppl and includes your choice of red pork (from 4th Street Market’s own Electric City Butcher) or vegan green (as featured in the New Yorker) pozole broth, hominy, and sides of shredded cabbage, onions, fresh chiles, watermelon radish, limes, oregano and tostadas. Simply warm at home and enjoy! Place your order for pick-up and indulge in this rich and authentic Mexican Soup before it sells out!

Highlights: authentic, locally-made, specialty, traditional
Price: $50/Fam-Pack online at

Alta Baja


Hailing from Singapore, Le Shrimp Ramen within Collage Culinary Experience at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa serves beautiful bowls of noodle soup to seafood lovers and the like. Here, Chinese and Japanese flavors are brought together to create a uniquely satisfying bowl of ramen. Select from their signature shrimp broth or their rich and creamy Tonkotsu broth, and slurp freshly-prepared piping hot noodles with premium additions. This National Soup Day, consider the Le Signature Trio Shrimp Ramen, made with handmade ebiko prawn paste, succulent prawn dumplings and fresh big prawns served with Japan-inspired Signature Shrimp Broth and delectable noodles. Order take-out from Le Shrimp Ramen and enjoy the union of Chinese and Japanese flavors from the comfort of home.

Highlights: authentic, high quality, made-to-order, traditional, varietal
Price: $11.50/ Bowl at LeShrimpRamenSouthCoastPlaza

Le Shrimp


Believe the hype – Mama Avila’s Soup at Avila’s El Ranchito is one of their most popular menu items for a reason. This large bowl of chicken and rice soup is topped with avocado, tomatoes, onions, and cilantro. It’s even served with fresh, warm tortillas. This soup is certainly a full meal; every spoonful filling and flavorful. With multiple locations throughout Orange County, you’re set to order your very own bowl of soup for take-out or delivery from your neighborhood Avila’s.

Highlights: authentic, high quality, made-to-order, traditional, varietal
Price: $13.99/Bowl at your local Avila’sElRanchito

Avilas El Ranchito Soup


Take a trip to the Mitsuwa Marketplace in Irvine and place your order at Hokkaido Ramen Santouka. They’ve brought their signature Shio Ramen to Orange County from Asahikawa, Hokkaido, Japan. This ramen features a delicate yet complex white tonkotsu soup topped with chau siu pork, kamaboko, thinly sliced green onion, and their signature red pickled plum on top. While their spicy Miso Ramen features three kinds of chili peppers added to a secret miso sauce. Slurp an authentic serving of this specialty ramen down while snuggling on the couch with your favorite series playing.

Highlights: authentic, convenient, specialty traditional, varietal
Price: $15+/Bowl at HokkaidoRamenSantouka

Hokkaido Ramen Santouka


Marugame Udon provides hand crafted udon bowls, tempura, and more from their theater kitchen at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa. Guests watch as their udon noodles are prepared made-to-order and topped with traditional broths, high quality proteins, perfectly cooked eggs and more. Born in Japan, Marugame Udon holds true to the authentic tradition, serving Sanuki-style udon noodles. For National Soup Day, consider their crave-worthy Tonkotsu, featuring made-to-order Udon noodles in a pork broth, topped with with chashu pork, miso ground pork, garlic, a seasoned egg, and chili oil. Order online for pick-up or delivery to surrounding Orange County neighborhoods and bring traditional Japanese flavors at home.

Highlights: authentic, high quality, made-to-order, traditional
Price: $11.50/Regular Bowl online at MarugameSouthCoastPlaza

Marugame Udon

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