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Virginia Beach’s Noodle Man restaurant, home to showily hand-pulled noodles and lovely chili-oil red meat, is outwardly the pinnacle Chinese eating place in America. Or at the least, so says a listing posted Tuesday by way of purchaser overview site Yelp.
For the 7th year, the website has released its list of the pinnacle a hundred restaurants in America, based totally totally on the enthusiasm and frequency of user critiques.
And for the 7th yr in a row, the listing is fascinating and often bewildering.
This year, the top-ranked restaurant in America, Shawarma Guys, is a meals truck in San Diego. Meanwhile, a chicken-and-rice spot known as Farmbird is listed because the nice eating place in Washington, D.C. — and the 1/3 maximum cherished eating place inside the usa. And are eight of the pinnacle 10 eating places in America in reality located in California and Florida?
Perhaps no longer.
But as judged by way of the avidity of diners in Virginia Beach — who’ve written 350 normally sparkling opinions within the 12 months on account that Noodle Man opened at 1047 Independence Blvd. — our vicinity’s maximum beloved eating place is Noodle Man, which ranked range seventy four at the listing, better than some other Chinese eating place within the united states of america.
Noodle Man’s dinner display may be a thing in the restaurant’s high ratings. Diners are handled to a spectacle because the chefs make their clean noodles, transforming an extended knob of dough “by means of seeming magic — right into a vast fan of noodles, each impossibly lengthy,” in keeping with an October 2018 evaluation in The Pilot. The evaluate additionally defined the ensuing noodles as “wonderful.”
In any case, diners in Chesapeake will quickly get to test out the noodles for themselves. Noodle Man is anticipated to open a 2nd location along North Battlefield Boulevard this month, at 1434 Sam’s Dr.