Friday, December 17, 2010

Lan Zhou La Mian's Authentic Chinese Beef Noodles

Let's crave for some Chinese food today.

Having accepted as a scholar to study in China for five months, I had been very fortunate. Not only because it has been a dream to study Mandarin Chinese and see the Great Wall of China, but also because my taste buds has an ongoing love affair for Chinese food.

Growing up in Manila, I had always been appreciative of the Chinese dishes I have eaten from various Chinese restaurants all over the city. Lucky me. I live near Binondo.

Some of the best Chinese restaurants are found in Manila Chinatown.

Have you heard of Lan Zhou La Mian in Benavidez St.?

Look here.



I first heard of this authentic Chinese restaurant from my Filipino-Chinese teacher who teaches at Confucius Institute at the Ateneo de Manila University. Since then, this place had been my favorite stop whenever I get the chance to go to Binondo. Their beef noodles are made from heaven. It's the bestseller. Affordable too. For almost a hundred bucks only, I think.



They offer unlimited condiments here. I particularly love the sweet plum sauce where I dip my favorite fried dumplings.OMG! I'm craving now while I'm writing this.



Here are the fried dumplings.Wow.

In my entire stay in China, I have developed a taste of what's authentic and what's trying hard. I can say that Lan Zhou La Mian's fried dumplings are even better than the ones I've eaten near Fudan University in Shanghai. And it's just a hundred bucks, I think, for a dozen of dumplings. Very affordable!

Enjoy the Northern China style of cooking noodles only in Lan Zhou La Mian at No. 819 Benavidez St., Binondo, Manila.

Enjoy!

3 comments:

  1. i love handpulled noodles :) my fave is from Mey Lin!! i wanna try this but its kinda far huh.. hahaha.

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  2. Chinatown is worth the travel. Hahaha. Hope you can visit it one day. And when you get hungry, you know where to get your hand-pulled noodles. Hahaha. Wow. Where's Mey Lin? :) Wanna try that!

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  3. Ey madey! How r u? I didnt know u live near binondo.. Haha if i knew it earlier, we shud have enjoyed the beef noodles together!! Haha as i also live exactly in binondo! Dey also have another branch along san fernando st. Also in binondo;)

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