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authentic HAND TOSSED Chinese needles???

Not just hand made, but hand tossed. If you are in the know, I don't need top explain any further.

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  1. Still don't know what you mean. Do you mean hand pulled noodles? There's lots of places here that serve them. If you really mean hand tossed noodles, then I really don't know. I've never heard or seen hand tossed noodles. Are they cooked then tossed in a sauce by hand? In the air? Like a pizza dough?

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    1. re: flowbee

      It is an ancient, disappearing method. They take one fat strand of boiling water dough, toss it around till it is longer and thinner, then repeat until you have a bundle of nice thin, round noodles. Sounds like I have some choice to investigaste below.

    2. I think you might be looking for "la mian" 拉面 (or hand-pulled noodles)? If you are...then like flowbee alluded to above, there are perhaps dozens of places that do that here. Which part of the city are thinking of eating it?

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      1. re: fmed

        Saw your other post on the Seattle board. So you are looking for hand-pulled noodles. Close to downtown - Peaceful, Legendary Noodles make them. In Richmond - many Shanghainese/Northern places serve it there. Richmond Public Market Food Court - the Xian stall. Crystal Mall Food Court - Northern Meixi stall. Many places make them out of sight...if you want to watch them pull the dough, Peaceful Restaurant makes the noodles behind a glass partition. The owners are Xian (the region in China where handpulled noodles are an art form). The foodcourt stalls - Xian stall and the Northern Meixi stall - also make them to order in front.

      2. Sha-lin noodle house on Broadway near Cambie

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        1. re: amelieducroix

          Sha-lin was destroyed in the Japas fire in early December. Restoration crews are on site now doing fire damage repair. Whether they open up or not again is another question.

          1. re: peter.v

            Really? I just got back from 3 months in India and Sha Lin AND Parthenon are gone... what has the world come to :) Thanks for the info.

            1. re: amelieducroix

              Sorry to be the bearer of bad news. Peaceful's just down the road though!

              1. re: peter.v

                And Parthenon is coming back too.