Rice Noodles

What Is Vermicelli?

Although vermicelli may not have the most appetizing name (it translates, rather unfortunately, to “little worms”), the extra-thin noodles are quick-cooking and good with countless flavors, as proven...

A & P Market in Fresno

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

On visits to Fresno, I've always made a point to seek out Hmong food. This past October, I checked out this small market. A variety of Southeast Asian snacks and prepared foods are packed up, ready...

Golden Prawn | Burmese in Newark

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

In early March I dropped by the then two-month old Golden Prawn for a solo lunch. It's an offshoot of Fremont's popular Kyain Kyain. Cash only at the time, the ornate wedding stage of the previous ...

Thai Spice | Cloverdale - Sonoma County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Thai Spice opened in Cloverdale a couple years ago. The owners previously operated the other Thai restaurant in town. I had noticed these friendly folks vending at the Friday Night Live food fair. ...

Nyum Bai | Fruitvale - Oakland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Nyum Bai, the tiny Cambodian restaurant opened last year in Fruitvale and has been earning accolades from the get-go. 'hounds have been following La Cocina alum, Nite Yun, from her early pop-up day...

Melaka Kitchen • Southeast Asian Cuisine | Elk Grove

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

In January I detoured to Melaka Kitchen in Elk Grove for a quick lunch. Two months old and in soft opening at that point, the roti menu alone made it worth the drive.

QQ Kopitiam in Pasadena

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

When I was in town in November, my friend who had lived in Singapore before was raring to take me to QQ Kopitiam.

Two thousand years time-tested Chinese noodles at Guilin Cuisine in Mississauga

by TonyMississauga 8 months ago

The legendary Guilin rice noodles (aka Guilin mifen) originated 2,200 years ago during the Qin dynasty. Guilin (pronounced Kwei-Lin) is a city in China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, which is ...

Advice for making Biryani-style fragrant Rice Noodles

by Rebel46 2 years ago

Unfortunately my area does not sell fragrant or aromatic Rice Noodles only regular Rice Noodles. Nevertheless having bought Kewra Water (due to being unable to get hold of Pandan leaves), Saffro...

Cloudland Rice Noodle | Yunnan in Newark

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Finding Xian Taste closed on Boxing Day, I walked a few doors away in the same shopping mall to Cloudland Rice Noodle. Unfortunately, it was closed as well. The only menus posted were for specialty...

Soaking Rice Noodles for Pad Thai

by CindyJ 8 years ago

I've searched through several CH posts and read through several "authentic" Pad Thai recipes. I'm left confused about the best way to soak the ban pho (rice noodles). I've seen directions that ca...

"Yin Ji Chang Fun" (Rice Noodle Roll Specialist), Warden & Steeles

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 2 years ago

This GuangZhou icon, with history dated all the way back to 1958, once vowed not to open up a branch outside of China. Seeing a number of their peers with famous and marketable name brand making a ...

Yum Noodles | Changsha Hunan in Santa Clara

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Tonight I stopped by Chromatic coffee on my way home and noticed Yum Noodles a few doors down. What a happy find! Yum Noodles specializes in the flavors of Changsha (Hunan province) and offers a va...

'Lemon Grass S.E. Asian Cuisine' - One of the most delicious and exotic tasting dish eaten this year!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 2 years ago

' Green ' Lemon Grass S.E Asian Cuisine ( 9425 Leslie St., Richlane Plaza ) This under the radar and frequently ignored S.E Asian eatery might not offer the most authentic dishes from that...

Favorite Queens Noodles

by chefdekoven 2 years ago

So I was wondering what people thought of this Chopsticks and Marrow blog post about his current favorite noodles in Queens. Opinions of the listings or what maybe would you add as one or more othe...

Flushing Food Court Advice...

by chefdekoven 2 years ago

Hey All, I was looking for a couple of recommendations at either the New World Mall Food Court, or New York Food Court. Especially the latter. It can be quite confusing what to choose! I know there...

Fresh rice noodles, wok fried, browned but not forgotten

by silsurf 2 years ago

This will be my second attempt at making Pad See Ew. My first was OK< but what is really lacking is the slight browned edge on the noodles that I adore! My first attempt the noodles fell apart and ...

Silver Noodles in NYC Chinatown / Flushing?

by chefdekoven 2 years ago

Hey. There is a type of noodle called "silver noodle" or "thistly noodles". A short rice noodle with a thick center, and tapered edges that I used to see in Cantonese restaurants pretty often, but ...

Buying fresh flat rice noodles?

by Bookhouse 11 years ago

Can someone recommend a place to buy fresh flat rice noodles for home cooking? I live in West Hollywood, so Thai Town is pretty close by for me.

Bún bò Huế, SFBA Dish of the Month, October 2015

by ...tm... 4 years ago

Well, bun bo hue has enough votes in the nominations thread, and the weather is rapidly turning towards fall, so I declare it the dish of the month. I've enjoyed some bowls of bún bò huế in th...