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For Beloved 88 Lan Zhou, a Brief Reprieve

Posted August 17, 2020 at 5:05 am

For lovers of 88 Lan Zhou, a temporary reprieve. The popular Chinatown noodles spot had previously announced its final day in business as this past Saturday (August 15). However, ownership just “extended” the timeline to closure. A new final date was not provided in the Instagram post, only that it would be announced soon. Ownership […]

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Beloved Noodle House 88 Lan Zhou Closes August 15

Posted August 6, 2020 at 5:00 am

You have one week to enjoy the fruits of 88 Lan Zhou. The beloved Chinatown noodle house is set to close for good next week (August 15). Ownership blamed the coronavirus pandemic for rattling their hand-pulled noodle business. Yet, this isn’t the first brush with closure for 88 Lan Zhou, which debuted back in 2007. […]

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Revived ’88 Lan Zhou’ Dumpling Mecca Opens on the Bowery

Last modified August 5, 2020 at 8:22 pm

Chinatown dumpling darling 88 Lan Zhou reopened this past Wednesday, returning to the ranks of the living with a much larger footprint. New headquarters is now at 40 Bowery, with a sign proclaiming that menu and ownership remains the same. The upgrade still preserves that no-frills setup, yet on a grander scale. Its long and […]

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Beloved Chinatown Noodle House ’88 Lan Zhou’ Rebounds on the Bowery

Last modified August 5, 2020 at 8:21 pm

Mourning 88 Lan Zhou was apparently a bit hasty. You’ll recall that the beloved Chinatown noodle house departed 144 East Broadway in August after its lease expired. It was news that weighed heavy in the foodie circles, and obits were published all over the web. Rest easy, though. Looks like ownership wasted no time in […]

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