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Feb 27, 2009 07:12 AM

LA hound craves cold sesame noodles

Flying in from LA tonight - coming in for a wedding, and this is my only free night - and would love to grab some authentic NYC-style Chinese cold sesame noodles - been making those from a NY Times recipe for years, now want to try to real thing! Will be staying on the Upper West Side (45th and 67th), and should get there by around 10:30pm if the airline gods cooperate. Any suggestions for where I can get these noodles relatively close to the upper west side, or that may deliver late?


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  1. 45th & 67th isn't a location, and 45th isn't the UWS. i assume you're staying somewhere on West 65th Street?

    Ivy's Cafe (72nd between Amsterdam & Columbus)
    Empire Szechuan Kyoto (Columbus between 68th & 69th)

    154 W 72nd St, New York, NY 10023

    Empire Szechuan Gourmet
    2642 Broadway, New York, NY 10025

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    1. re: goodhealthgourmet

      Yes, west 65th Street, thank you for that, and thanks to you and LeahBalia for the restaurants tips- look forward to trying these out.


    2. This is prob too far away, but I love the cold sesame noodles at Szechuan Gourmet. 39th btw 5 & 6

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      1. re: LeahBaila

        My sentiments exactly. The Upper West Side has been known for its dearth of good Chinese restaurants since some time in the 80s or so.

        1. re: LeahBaila

          Second the dan dan mian at SG or Wu Liang Ye on East 86th.