Saveur

Is Shanghai Too Hectic for Good Noodles?

On a rainy Monday morning last autumn in the Chinese city of Suzhou, it was warm and dry inside Ren Xiaochen’s noodle shop, Yu Mian Zhai. Three young rich guys, who had parked a blue

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from Saveur

Saveur10 min read
The Olive Detective
VILLA ROMANA IS AN extra-virgin oil pressed from an previously unknown and likely ancient olive variety that grows exclusively on the shores of Lake Garda, in the northern Italian region of Lombardy. Sergio Cozzaglio, who discovered the olives on tre
Saveur1 min readFood & Wine
Tempura Dipping Broth (Tentsuyu)
MAKES 1¼ CUPS Active: 10 min. Total: 15 min. Since tempura itself is not salted, it’s typically served with a dipping salt or flavored, salty broth. This version is especially dark from shoyu, a Japanese soy sauce, and its base is an umami-rich dashi
Saveur2 min read
Wild Rice Hash with Beef, Lentils, and Sumac-Roasted Tomatoes
SERVES 6–8 AS A MAIN COURSE Active: 1 hr. 40 min. • Total: 2 hr. Wild rice in northern Minnesota is often cooked with venison, which is sometimes ground with pork fat to enrich the lean meat. But fatty ground beef and lamb are more widely available s