A plate of steamy Lanzhou lamian, a type of Chinese Muslim-made hand-pulled noodles.
I wanna say this is gamba mian, a type of Lanzhou lamian that includes vegetables and mutton and tastes as good as any spaghetti dish found in the alleyways of Naples. I could be way off on the name because my mandarin is
non-existent rusty. If anyone out there has a clue, drop me a line or slap the name in the comments below.
The last non-Korea photo Sunday! On Thursday I fly to Delhi, away from Seoul and away from the fast internet and comfortable desk that made real-time Korea posts possible. I'll attempt to keep my photos as real time as I can but I'll definitely skew towards photos of India while I travel around in India. Until then, we still have several Korea photo days to go! I've saved some of my best work for last!
My hand-pulled noodle, er, puller for the time I was in Dali. A young Muslim Hui minority boy from Lanzhou, China who neither spoke English nor ever greeted me, despite me frequenting the place thrice daily. However, that young whippersnapper sure could pull a mean noodle and slap dough with unbridled enthusiasm.
In case I've never mentioned in the past, I'm addicted to food and snacks (and Diet Coke). In each country, I have a certain go-to dish and it just so happens, in China, Lanzhou lamian greases my chops just right. If you find yourself in China, seek out a lamian joint for the best US$1 you'll ever spend in your life.