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Mazilu Beef Noodles

In business since 1954, this place has locals flocking here for steaming bowls of the city's most well-known export: spicy hand-pulled noodles. Join the queue inside the door and ask for niúròu miàn (牛肉面). You'll...

Market in Lanzhou

Zhengning Lu Night Market

One of Lanzhou's best night markets, this small pedestrian street is lined with vendors on both sides cooking up all manner of Silk Road delights. The mix of Hui, Han and Uyghur stalls offer everything from...

Noodles in Lanzhou

Mazilu Beef Noodles

This very handy branch of the famed Mazilu Beef Noodles is a chopstick's throw from the train station, serving up simply delicious and very filling spicy hand-pulled noodles (拉面, lāmiàn). Ask for niúròu miàn...

Noodles in Lanzhou

Mǎlǎolìu Niúròumiàn

Overseen by a vivid and almost surreal painting of the statue Mother of the Yellow River, this brisk Muslim place serves up healthy and steaming bowls of filling and satisfying beef noodles. It looks cheap and...

Market in Lanzhou

Hezheng Lu Food Street

Not so much a market as a busy section of street extending from Tianshui Nanlu to Pingliang Lu, which is stuffed with all manner of steaming open-air stalls and restaurants serving barbecued meats, dumplings,...