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How To Make Hand Ripped Noodles with Xi’an Famous Foods

Xi’an Famous Foods is one of the most beloved noodle shops in New York City. With nods from everyone from Anthony Bourdain to Andrew Zimmern to every food writer in the city, the obsession over these hand ripped noodles is real. The founders and owners of Xi’an came by the MUNCHIES Test Kitchen to finally show everyone how their hand ripped noodles (not to be confused with hand pulled noodles) are done. Get the recipe and watch how one of New York’s most legendary and iconic noodle dishes is made.…

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Star of Salt Fat Acid Heat, Samin Nostrat, Makes Her Grilled Artichokes Recipe

Samin Nosrat—author of Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat and host of the new Netflix show of the same name—is in the MUNCHIES Test kitchen showing us how to properly clean and cook artichokes. Both her cookbook and the show are about not only great recipes but also solid cooking techniques and instruction on how to build flavor. This video will teach you how to get to the heart of the artichoke, some tips on how to cook such a fibrous vegetable, a simple recipe for a finishing vinaigrette, and some tricks…

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East Village Sake, Mac and Cheese, & Karaage Sliders: Chef’s Night Out with Karasu

Co-Chefs Elena Yamamoto and Yael Peet of Brooklyn’s Karasu leave their small izakaya kitchen for a night of sake, pasta, and more pasta. The night out begins at East Village staple Sake Bar Decibel for sake and small bites. Then it’s over to the West Village where the chefs order almost every pasta on the menu at Via Carota before heading back to Brooklyn for mac and cheese and white wine spritzers at Moloko. The night ends back at Karasu where the chefs whip up karaage sliders with Japanese tartar…

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This Man Cooked Only Pizza for 25 Years

Anthony Mangieri has been described as a religious figure in the world of pizza. His Neapolitan pizza is naturally leavened, never refrigerated, and feels remarkably complex for all its simplicity. In 2009, when he moved Una Pizza Napoletana from New York’s East Village to San Francisco, his cult following was dejected. Lucky for us, Anthony’s East Coast personality never fully adapted to the West Coast life, so he’s back. Unlike in the past when Una Pizza Napoletana was mostly a one-man operation with a limited menu, Anthony has teamed up…

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