Excellent Uzbek and Uyghur food. Highlights: lagman, kabobs, eggplant salad, and breads.
Deep in the heart of Sheepshead Bay, there lies a new outpost for cheap, well-executed takes on classic stick-to-your-ribs central Asian comfort food.
It looks a little like chow mein, but lagman, the handmade noodles native to the Uyghur people of western China and central Asia, are a different thing altogether.
From China to Japan, Korea to Tibet, you can cross most of Asia by hopping from one noodle restaurant in New York to another. But with Japanese ramen, Chinese chow fun, Tibetan boe thuk, and Uyghur lagman all at your disposal, where do you start looking for the best? Here are 23 of our favorite noodles to get you started.
There's no shortage of great salads in New York. Here are 15 that are so good, so memorable, they've become menu mainstays.