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How are the noodle soups at Xi'an Foods?

Been going to Xi'an Foods for a while and have loved everything I've gotten there: burgers, liang pi noodles, cumin lamb noodles. etc. But I've never tried any of their noodle soups, how are they? Is say, the cumin lamb noodles in soup on par with the cumin lamb noodles on their own? I'd hate to have such a great noodle dish hurt by a so-so broth.

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  1. When I had it a few years ago, the lamb noodle soup was ridiculously good with a powerful broth - better than the version at the upstairs lamb noodle specialist, I thought.

    1. Cumin lamb noodle soup: outstanding. Hard to imagine many things better on a day like today.

        1. The yangrou paomo is only eh. Henan Fengwei does a much better rendition, though it may have already disappeared from the menu.

          Their cumin lamb noodle soup (as noted already) and their biang biang mien with lamb are both very good though. I don't know why their lamb paomo soup doesn't come together at all.

          1. Good to hear the noodle soup measures up - so the broth in the pork and spicy beef noodles soups is pretty much the same as the broth in the cumin lamb noodle soup?