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Malan Noodle

Map & Directions 2020 S. Hacienda Blvd.
Hacienda Heights, CA 91745
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626-369-5602
  • Asian
  • Daily 11am-9pm
  • cash
  • Takeout
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • No Alcohol
  • Reservations Not Necessary
  • Parking Lot Available

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LA Weekly's Description

Malan Noodle is a fast-food restaurant from another galaxy, a blank, gleaming space festooned with posters bearing its abstracted red-bowl logo and marked every few feet with signs reading “Warning: Hot Soup.” A few seconds after you order your noodles from a checklist, a guy in the open kitchen picks up a hank of dough, bangs it against the counter a couple of times, then whips it through the air in a frenzied yet precise manner, stretching it to arm's length and beyond, doubling and redoubling it until it almost magically falls into a skein of noodles. You can get your hand-pulled noodles fine as angel's hair or thick as telephone cords, flat or round, or even, should you request it, triangular. Most people order these hand-thrown noodles submerged in the allegedly Lanzhou-style beef soup, a tan broth hiding a few slices of brisket. But one of the best dishes here, translated as something like “special spicy chicken,” is an Islamic specialty from the northwestern mountains near Afghanistan, a hacked-up bird rubbed with a salty paste of fermented beans and fresh chiles, sauteed with leeks, onions and a few dozen cloves of simmered garlic, and tossed with odd, extra-wide noodles that have a disconcerting resemblance to universal fan belts. And the serving is enormous, easily enough to feed four hungry people with leftovers for lunch the next day.

 
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  • Rita L. on 01/11/14

    不是太正宗,但味道还可以-

  • Ginelle C. on 05/30/11

    Handmade noodles are great but the soup broth leaves a lot to be desired. Food had no visual appeal. Disappointing.

  • Bridget V. on 08/22/11

    Staff is really friendly. Not sure? Just ask! Let soup sit for a minute to develop the flavors.

  • TJ J. on 02/18/13

    SUPER FRIENDLY staff, CASH ONLY!

  • David L. on 06/20/10

    The thinner the noodles the faster you need to eat. Thin noodles get soggy fast.

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