Edwin Zoe, a 2022 James Beard Award semifinalist, announces new Denver restaurant

Denver and Boulder restaurateur Edwin Zoe has oodles of noodles in store for local diners.

The owner of Zoe Ma Ma and Chimera Ramen plans to rebrand his higher-end Boulder restaurant by the end of March, and to open a new noodle spot in Denver come May. Both will be called Dragonfly Noodle.

“I’m a big noodle nerd,” Zoe said, describing his last, pre-pandemic research trip across Asia, where he ate his way around Singapore, Vietnam and Japan. “Noodles are what I love, and I think there are a lot of us who are equally passionate about them.”

Zoe’s two

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2 pho restaurant recommendations in city of Berkeley

I hail from the humble city of Bakersfield, California. We’re blessed with a great variety of delicious culinary options, but one dish that I am particularly proud of is our pho. Hearty, fresh, herbaceous and satisfying, this Vietnamese soup truly has it all. Pho is my personal favorite and a cult classic back home. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that my first instinct upon setting foot in Berkeley for the first time as a freshman was to find great pho.

My search has been extensive — and my caloric intake high — but through it all I’ve found two

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Facebook group brings first Halal Restaurant Week to Long Island

Curious about halal restaurants? From Mar. 17 to 31, more than two dozen of them in Nassau and Suffolk are offering special deals and menus for the first Halal Restaurant Week. (Another 40 spots in New York’s five boroughs will also be participating.)

The promotion was organized by the Halal Restaurant Guide, a Facebook group with more than 20,000 members that has evolved into an online community that helps connect its members with great things to eat, do and buy. Raza Dastgir, one of its founders, said that “Halal restaurants have exploded in the last five years all over the

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Owner of Towson Sichuan restaurant will open new eatery in Ellicott City

Owner of popular Towson Sichuan restaurant will open new eatery in Howard County

Ping Wu opened her first restaurant, Orient Express, two decades ago in Charles Village. But the restaurant went through a reimagining of sorts five years ago, when Wu decided to add dishes from China’s Sichuan province to a menu once devoted entirely to Chinese-American classics like General Tso’s chicken and pork fried rice.Today, you can find offerings like clear noodles in chili sauce, crispy duck and mapo tofu on the menu alongside chicken lo mein.Wu made Sichuan

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