Before our office moved to Chinatown, I'd only experienced Great New York Noodletown in the wee hours of the morning, on the far side of a few rounds of drinks, or as a comfort food congee-and-roast-meat stop on a cold winter night. But it's a great option for lunch, with lots of affordable picks (look to the Barbecued Items On Rice section and the Rice Plates section of the menu for a bevy of choices under 5 bucks.)
Great N.Y. Noodletown
[Photo: Kathy Chan] After following a trail of posts on Chowhound detailing the wonders of the Singapore Chow Funn at Great NY Noodletown, I finally made it over to the restaurant, a month later, on very chilly afternoon. I...
You can order Chinese flowering chives with beef, or duck, or any number of other meats at Great NY Noodletown. We're fond of the duck, but really, the reason to order is the green stuff. (How often do we say that when duck is involved?)
[Photo: Kathy Chan] Remember Monday's post on the Singapore Chow Mein at Great NY Noodletown? Well, I returned, as promised, and goodness—the Singapore Chow Funn ($6.75) is a thousand times better. As noted in this Chowhound thread, Singapore Mai...
Last week I set out to fill in one of the gaps in my noodle education, and paid a visit to Great NY Noodletown in Chinatown. I was there ostensibly to do a bit of research on e-fu noodles (also called yi mein, yee-fu, or yi noodles). They are egg noodles made with carbonated water, which have been fried, dried, then hydrated for use in cooking.
You may have occasion to be eating Chinese food in a couple days, and if so, you're likely looking for a movie theater afterward. With that in mind, here are some of our favorite Chinese restaurants with directions to the closest movie theater.
The Lower East Side has no shortage of booze-spongey food open late on the cheap. But some bites are better than others, worth a special trip no matter the hour. From hero sandwiches and corner slices to meatballs and steamed crab legs, here are 15 ways to eat well after after dark on the LES.
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.