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Best Bowl of Noodles!

Posted by exacto on 22/12/2018 at 02:05

The picture of a bowl of noodles gracing the home page lately is killing me. It seems that no matter where I go here in the states, I can't get a bowl of noodles like I can get in Southeast Asia.

Interestingly enough, the best bowl of noodles I ever had was in Tokyo, in the book store district. It was relatively expensive, at roughly $6, but it was excellent.

What about you? Are noodles your thing, and if so, where is the best you've ever had?

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Posted by gecktrek on 22/12/2018 at 02:38

hey, i love my noodles, and have eaten them in most parts of asia, but the ones (not necessarily the best) i remember most were from a small place on the south east end of khao san rd, who did cellophane noodle in beef broth... had it for breakfast most mornings!

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Posted by antoniamitchell on 22/12/2018 at 14:38

This is probably nostalgia talking, but I still remember fondly a bowl of khao soi eaten on the streets of the night market in Chiang Mai, on my first ever trip to Asia. Mmmm. I'm hungry now just thinking about it.

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Posted by daawgon on 29/12/2018 at 23:39

Just yesterday had some great My Van Than (wonton noodles) here in the Truc Bach neighborhood of Hanoi, and they were dirt cheap (US$1.29). This tiny place had 4 tables and they served just this bowl of noodles (no drinks/no menu). I just moved to the area, and it's only 3 blocks from home.

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