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Xi'an Famous Foods Looking To Open in Los Angeles?

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Xi'an Famous Foods Looking To Open in Los Angeles?

Chandavkl | Jul 2, 2011 02:56 PM

When it comes to Chinese food, Manhattan is pretty much in the dark ages. There's no Chinese food in Manhattan Chinatown approaching Sea Harbour, Elite, Lunasia, King Hua, Mission 261, Happy Harbor or even Capital Seafood or Empress Harbor, and there is very little in the way of regional cuisine except for Cantonese, Shanghainese and Fujianese food. Yet, Greenwich Village (as well as NY Chinatown and Flushing) have something we don't have--genuine food from Xi'an, and that's something that annoys me. Xi'an Famous Foods and their wonderful lamb sandwiches and lamb noodles emerged literally from the basement of a Flushing food court and spread across the East River into Manhattan thanks to its discovery by Anthony Bourdain and his Travel Channel TV show. Now, there are hints of Xi'an coming to Los Angeles, through their Facebook inquiry for favorite eating locales in Los Angeles. It'd be interesting if they made the move to Los Angeles, and if so, where they might locate.

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Mission 261 Restaurant
261 S Mission Dr, San Gabriel, CA 91776

Happy Harbor Restaurant
1015 Nogales St # 126, Rowland Heights, CA

King Hua Restaurant
2000 W Main St, Alhambra, CA 91801

Greenwich Village Cafe
3809 S Soto St, Vernon, CA 90058

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