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Gourmet Groupie Sep 21, 2006 03:06 PM

Does anyone know of a restaurant in Chinatown that serves Shanghai Noodles at lunch? I haven't been able to find one yet. An address would be helpful if you have a suggestion.

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    Bob Geary Sep 21, 2006 04:45 PM

    I'm not sure if it's the same thing (I don't recall having seen "Shanghai Noodles" specifically on a menu in Chinatown) but King Fung's Garden on Kneeland makes something delicious they call "Shanghai Chow Mein" - long very thick chewy noodles fried, tossed in a flavorful brown sauce with pork and cabbage - does that sound like what you're looking for?

    They're at the corner of Hudson and Kneeland - I think the Shanghai Chow Mein will run you less than $5 for an enormous portion - that plus a wedge or two of scallion pie is one of my favorite meals in Chinatown.

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    1. re: Bob Geary
      ScubaSteve Sep 21, 2006 05:45 PM

      there are shanghai noodles on the menu @ King Fung. had them sunday and they were yummy. btw it is the thingy with pork and cabbage cited in the above post.

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      kewpie Sep 21, 2006 11:35 PM

      king fung does have those noodles- but check if they do on a mon-fri first good luck!

      1. limster Sep 22, 2006 02:26 AM

        Other places that serve Shanghai noodles -- New Shanghai (haven't tried, been eating too much rice cakes instead) but it's a very good Shanghainese restaurant overall and Wing's Kitchen (their version's good, but haven't had in a while).

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