Noodle obsessions? I’ve had a few, from carbonara and cacio e pepe to sesame and soba. But nothing gets me quite as slurpy as liáng pí (cold skin noodles), which I first tried at the original Xi’an Famous Foods in Flushing, Queens. I loved everything about the dish: the spring-back texture of the noodles, the … Read more
Almost anywhere in the world you travel, you’ll find this classic pairing — with different twists. We did the math on five terrific versions available in Chicago.
I have a confession: One of my favorite noodle dishes is spaghetti with meat sauce topped with melted American cheese. But before you come for me, note that I am not alone. This is a longtime tradition in Black households, where this version of spaghetti is an ever-present side dish at cookouts, church revivals, and … Read more
Brian Jupiter, co-owner and executive chef of Ina Mae Tavern & Packaged Goods, recalls his first bowl of the New Orleans noodle soup.
In a city obsessed with these Japanese noodles, you’d better not get your shio mixed up with your shoyu.