Walk into LanZhou and you see a showcase window framed in neon. It overlooks a kitchen where chefs stretch, bang, and twirl dough for the house specialty of this new central China–style noodle shop in Doraville. The name is deceiving; springy noodles, as long as a door is wide, can be ordered in a soup as well as stir-fried, with beef, pork, chicken, or seafood. Try them both ways, and don’t skip the soup dumplings, either. 5231 Buford Highway, 678-691-2175
This article originally appeared in our December 2017 issue.