This Lower East Side nook specializes in hand-pulled noodles from China's northwestern province of Lanzhou. Get them in a steaming beef or mutton broth.
|Venue name:||Lam Zhou Hand Made Noodles||Contact:|
144 East Broadway
|Cross street:||between Essex and Pike Sts|
|Opening hours:||Daily 10am–11pm|
|Transport:||Subway: F to East Broadway|
|Price:||Average dish: $5. Cash only|
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Velvety, sumptuous dumplings and fantastically authentic noodle dishes keep the chills and hunger at bay.
Don’t come to Lam Zhou expecting a fine dining experience, or really any sort of service at all, but do come for the dumplings. There’s just one option of filling; traditional pork, but two ways to have them; fried or steamed. I personally prefer the fried, the crunchy bottom is what it’s about. At $3.50 for 10 dumplings, it’s near unbeatable. The handmade noodle soups are equally as tasty ($6). The beef brisket has a generous amount of melting meat pieces and a subtle broth that’s perfect to douse in chilli. The space is as minimal as you can functionally get with one bench and two round tables and the pounding of the noodle dough is their version of ambiance. However, it’s all a part of the experience – one that can be had without breaking a $10 note.