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Thursday Podcast: Homemade Chinese Noodles

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With Chinese New Year almost here (Jan. 26), several foods take on special significance: oranges, dried oysters and noodles. Signifying long life, these culinary staples are rarely made from scratch, but at Yu’s Mandarin, in Schaumburg, IL, they make hundreds of pounds of noodles everyday. I spoke with Xuan Hong, the restaurant’s owner, about why they make them everyday.

2009-01-15 Homemade_Noodles
Homemade Noodles

2009-01-15 Homemade_Noodles

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