Biang! is an elegant and modern version of the very popular and rapidly expanding Xi'an Famous Foods, which is well-known for its authentic cuisine from Xi’an, a city in Western China. The name Biang!, also the name of the parent restaurant’s signature noodles, gives off a vibe quite similar to that of the parent restaurant.
However, the modern décor of Biang!, with its exposed bricks and cool atmosphere attracts not only Chinese patrons who come for the traditionally made noodles, but also people who enjoy dishes with authentic Chinese flavors in a modern Western setting.
The menu has standard crowd pleasers like delicious biang noodles with sweet and sour spicy pork belly and chicken or lamb skewers spiced with cumin and red chilies. However, Biang! Incorporates a few more traditional aspects than its parent restaurant by introducing dishes that are a bit more authentic than normally seen in the West, and they include cooked lamb cheeks, eyeballs and tongues served with cold bean sprouts, scallions, cilantro, celery, and cucumber with Szechuan spice mix. Enjoy your meal with a cold beer or hot green tea to have a complete experience.
41-10 Main St., Flushing, New York, 718-888-7713 Photo: Biang!
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