From ramen to dan dan and pad see ew, a look at the city's intense desire to slurp
Forget your Italian-noodle fascination: That European nation has nothing on Southeast Asia and the Far East, which have been savoring noodles for centuries. And while you may have sucked down your fair share of lo mein and pad Thai, those squiggly delights are just the tip of the chopsticks when it comes to noodling around. From hand-pulled noodle soups hailing from China to Korea's knife-sliced kalguksu, pasta need not mean spaghetti and meatballs. —Joshua M. Bernstein; photos by Noah Fecks
We're excited to be an official media partner of the Luckyrice Festival (May 2–8). Stick here as we preview the events. And, of course, we’ll be there throughout the week—with cameras, and chopsticks, in hand.