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purpleceline Jan 2, 2013 12:39 PM

What do you think are the best hand-pulled noodles in Manhattan?

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    Lau Jan 4, 2013 03:52 AM

    i like super taste and the lan zhou at 144 e bway the best

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      foodwhisperer Jan 4, 2013 07:27 AM

      I will have to check 144 e bway out. thanks.

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        Lau Jan 4, 2013 08:30 AM

        they have good dumplings as well, get the fried ones

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        rschwim Jan 4, 2013 08:52 AM

        The steamed dumplings at Super Taste are really good but I haven't read much talk about them

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          Lau Jan 4, 2013 09:10 AM

          super taste and lan zhou (144 e bway) both have good dumplings, lan zhou has them steamed or fried

          i like Fu Zhou Cuisine's the best (although ST and LZ aren't that far behind)

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            Silverjay Jan 4, 2013 11:21 AM

            $8 for a bag of frozen ones to go at E.Broadway 144. Also, to regulars, they will pile on the beef in the soup....Thwap, thwap, thwap...

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              Lau Jan 4, 2013 11:27 AM

              yah i buy the frozen ones from fuzhou cuisine, same pricing ...ridiculously cheap

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          foodwhisperer Jan 4, 2013 07:45 PM

          I checked out Super Taste. Almost went to Lan zhou, but remembered 144 E bway but the name on the sign was different from what I thought you posted. And they had a "B" health rating, so I went to Super Taste which I googled and found. It is only a couple of doors from Sheng Wang.
          The hand pulled noodles were good I thought. The dish I got with them was very spicy. I think they called it Qi Mountain Beef Soup with hand pull noodles. As they say in Thai restaurants , it was "thai spicy". The noodle quality was great. I also put some of the noodles in my fish ball soup, it spiced it up a bit, but that was good also. It was the fish balls with meat in the center. The steamed dumplings were excellent.
          I proceeded to Sheng Wang and got some stir fried knife cut noodles to go. That will be my breakfast.
          By memory and i'm not certain, but I think Sheng Wangs hand pulled noodles were thicker than Super Taste. I think the quality is about equal to Super Taste but the Knife cut noodles stir fried at Shen Wang are most memorable.

          1. re: foodwhisperer
            scoopG Jan 4, 2013 08:09 PM

            The English signage at Lanzhou has a spelling error- it reads Lamzhou.

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          mitchleeny Jan 2, 2013 02:32 PM

          I still like Sheng Wang.

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            foodwhisperer Jan 2, 2013 07:24 PM

            I second Sheng Wang, for the best hand pulled noodles and knife cut noodles "peel"( as per menu) noodles,

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              Lau Jan 4, 2013 03:52 AM

              sheng wang's stir fried knife cut noodles are my favorite dish there

          2. scoopG Jan 2, 2013 12:53 PM

            One needs to keep re-visiting them (all 6-7) to see how they are all doing.

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