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Hawker la mian that tastes like it is from a restaurant

The Shaanxi cold noodles pack some heat, but the coolness of the noodles also makes this a refreshing option in hot weather.
The Shaanxi cold noodles pack some heat, but the coolness of the noodles also makes this a refreshing option in hot weather.ST PHOTO: YIP WAI YEE

It sounds too good to be true, but there is a restaurant-quality hawker stall housed in a nondescript cafeteria above Bishan Bus Interchange.

Shi Xiang Ge, a bustling stall selling authentic la mian (Chinese hand-pulled noodles) and dumplings, is so consistently good that it can rival much pricier Chinese eateries.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on September 16, 2018, with the headline 'Hawker la mian that tastes like it is from a restaurant'. Print Edition | Subscribe