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By Steven Li on 2006-04-15

April 15, 2006

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Of all the noodle shops in the area, Mien Nigha is the one I frequent the most. Why? Because their noodles drive me insane in the most wonderful way.

In Alhambra, you get good fresh noodles, really good noodles and Mien Nigha noodles. I’m sure they don’t make it in house, but I’ve love to get the name of their supplier! Dad had the good old standby – chicken and fish, but with a twist. He requested half fun and half mein. See, that’s how good their noodles are, we can’t even pick between the two! Dad says the mein is always pulled from the pot at the perfect time, when it’s at the peak “crispness” so that every bite is a harmonious blend between chew and crisp. That’s his word, but it’s the noodles for me, man.

Mom ordered the same dish, only with soup on the side. She claimed it was for variation. I suppose, no matter how great a dish is and even if we are able to eat it for breakfast everyday without getting tired of it, variation is also nice. A staple at all noodle shops, Mien Nigha’s fish, tender and supple in all it’s glory pairs well with sweet shreds of chicken.

Soup here is also a winner. The broth tastes “heartier” than other shops and is always consistent. There’s just the right balance between sweet and savory flavors derived from the chicken bones and whatever great things go into their stock. You think chicken noodle soup heals all? – have this :)

My wonton’s were just humdum. It was my first time having wonton here, and I was letdown by the skimpy tasteless filling. I ate it all anyways, as is my nature, but let’s focus on the fun. They seriously taste like silk in your mouth. A beautiful shade of pure cloud white, warm, the perfect thickness and cut and SO SO GOOD. Every bite easily slides down, they’re so slippery smooth that should you fail to bite quickly enough, it may in fact go down before you’ve had a chance to chew! And what do they just like? Just happy, simple starch with that distinctive “fun” bit, you know what I mean. If it was an endless bowl of noodle soup, I’d still be there eating.

And of course, “noodle soup meals” are not complete without an order of you tiao. Like the ones from Noodle Cafe, they were unremarkable at the best. Most likely leftovers from the early morning (this particular visit was a late afternoon noodle attack). Most items on their vast menu are above average, but whatever you get, make sure it comes with the noodles. I think you are best off with the chicken and fish combo or even just fun and soup alone. But the fuuun. Ohhh!

Mien Nghia
406 W Valley Blvd
San Gabriel, CA 91776
(626) 570-1668



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