The city of Xi’an, located in Northwest China, is home to a unique and delicious culinary heritage in which thick, hand-pulled noodles play an iconic and historical role. Xi’an was a bustling hub on the Silk Road, and its culinary legacy has impacted world cuisine. Join Jack Tchen, co-founder of The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) and professor at NYU, and Jason Wang, president and CEO of Xi’an Famous Foods and Biang!, as they discuss the origins of the famous Xi’an noodles and the significance of the desert landscape to local cuisine.
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