High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Yakisoba, literally "fried noodles", is a dish often sold at festivals in Japan, but originates in China. The dish was derived by the Chinese from the traditional chow mein, but has been more heavily integrated into Japanese cuisine like ramen. Even though soba is part of the word, yakisoba noodles are not made from buckwheat, but are similar to ramen noodles and made from wheat flour. Yakisoba usually refers to s su yakisoba, flavored with yakisoba sauce. It is prepared by stir-frying ramen-style noodles with bite-sized pork, vegetables and flavoured with yakisoba sauce, salt and pepper. It is served with a multitude of garnishes, such as aonori, beni shoga, katsuobushi, and Japanese mayonnaise. Yakisoba is most familiarly served on a plate either as a main dish or a side dish.