Traditional Lanzhou Hand-Pulled Noodles
Zhongshan Avenue (West)
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Heaven Is Hand-Pulled Noodles Made Fresh for YouWhile there's only one location marked here, you'll see dozens of these small noodle shops throughout Guangzhou, recognizable by wood-and-marble tables, a standard green-and-yellow sign (look for the characters 兰州 and 面), and picture menus posted on the walls. The dishes are nearly all variations on a theme: simple hand-pulled noodles with beef, lamb, and/or vegetables. Some have broth, some don't—it's up to you. I highly recommend peeping into the kitchen to watch the semi-athletic stretching that turns the fresh dough into steaming hot noodles for your meal.
Most places serve all plates with a small bowl of plain, flavorful broth while you wait. Lanzhou Noodle Shops are all halal, so you won't find pork or alcohol here, but you will find a delicious plate of inexpensive, flavorful noodles. My favorite: lamb and eggplant.