SHIMIAODAO Yunnan Rice Noodle Taking Over Planet Pizza in Rockville

February 9, 2020
Alex Tsironis
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SHIMIAODAO Yunnan Rice Noodle will be taking over the recently closed Planet Pizza & Subs location in Saah Plaza in Rockville (819 Hungerford Drive).

Crossing-the-bridge noodles has over 100-year history and it was listed as an intangible cultural heritage of Kunming city in 2008 to promote Yunnan food culture.

The dish is served with a large bowl of boiling hot broth and the soup ingredients. The soup is made with chicken, pork bone and seasoning, such as Chinese star anise and ginger. A layer of chicken fat is also used to insulate the soup and therefore keep it warm for longer.

These ingredients are separated. The soup ingredients are served on a cutting board or plate and include raw vegetables and lightly cooked meats.

Common ingredients include thin slices of turkey, chunks of chicken, chicken skin, strips of bean curd sheets, chives, sprouts and rice noodles. Once added into the broth, it cooks quickly with a layer of melted chicken fat and oil glistening on top.

Signage is already up, but we don’t have an opening date at the moment. There are various Shimiaodao Yunnan Rice Noodle locations across the country.

Featured photo courtesy of the SHIMIAODAO Yunnan Rice Noodle NY Facebook page.

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2 Comments

  1. S Wood on February 11, 2020 at 10:26 am

    This sounds like a spin on the current hot pot craze in Asian cuisine.

    • W.L. on February 12, 2020 at 1:41 pm

      no not even close. its actually just noodle soup, but all of the veggies and meat are given to you raw, and the soup is served piping hot. You drop all the veggies, meat and noodles in and you eat. I would say its more similar to pho.

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