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Little Village Noodle House

Chinese Fare With Unique Flair

Little Village Noodle House may be the place to go to satisfy your Chinese cravings, but it’s not your average Chinese restaurant. Many locals agree there’s something special about the Northern Chinese-inspired fare served up at the Chinatown eatery, even if they can’t quite put their finger on it. Dining Out recently sat down with…

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Wrapped Up in Lettuce Wraps

I’m not sure if it’s the clear blue skies on these sunny days or all that watercress I ate last week, but something has me craving light, bright and refreshing fare this springtime — I just can’t get enough of it! And since we’ve been on a green kick here at Dining Out, I’m keeping…

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Delicious Daydreams

Sometimes it stems out of procrastination, other times it comes on from sheer hunger, but we can all relate to that moment in the day — oftentimes a wonderful escape — when we stop what we’re doing and start daydreaming about what we’re going to have for lunch and dinner, letting those cravings sink deep…

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February 2, 2016

Luck Out With These Bites

The Chinese never need an excuse to get together with loved ones, as their rich culture already revolves around family, food and festivities 365 days of the year — 366 days in the case of 2016. But on Chinese New Year, which is Feb. 8 this year, there is no better reason to be with…

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December 29, 2015

Simple Recipes, Big Flavors

As daily crowds of diners can attest, Little Village Noodle House is the cornerstone of Chinese fare in Chinatown. The restaurant’s approach to simplistic cooking, with minimal ingredients and seasoning, provides a healthier option for tasty food that’s especially welcome in the midst of the tempting sweets and treats of the holiday season. Although recipes…

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Digging Up Delicious Lemon Grass

One of the culinary world’s most mysterious ingredients, lemon grass is much like an invisible miracle worker — rarely seen, but always putting its magic touch on food with a whimsical stroke of refreshing flavor. The tropical herb is often left out of the final presentation of entrees — as its fibrous stalk is too…

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August 30, 2015

A ‘Little’ Goes A Long Way

Nestled in the heart of Chinatown is Little Village Noodle House, a place known for its high-quality foods, fresh ingredients and simplicity. “We’ve been serving at this location for 13 years. We’re very popular among the local people because we serve a lot of signature comfort-food dishes,” explains general manager David Chang. Offering local favorites…

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The lighter side of Chinese food

In the kitchen of Little Village Noodle House, it has been proven that simplicity is best. With each bite of fresh, clean-flavored food, comes a minimal list of ingredients used and steps for preparation taken — as it should be. The restaurant’s choice to avoid cooking complexities is not a reflection on its dedication to…

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A Little Haven of Huge Flavor

When Oahu’s diners are in the mood for top-notch Chinese cuisine, they often head to renowned Little Village Noodle House on Smith Street. By the time their tummies are content, though, they leave the restaurant having enjoyed a completely comforting dining experience, filled with inspiring flavors and a welcoming atmosphere that far exceeded their expectations….

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Potstickers Worth a Pot of Gold

Let me dish to you, my OYK readers, about one food in particular: one that I rely on in times of sickness and health, times of ultimate hunger, and when in need of comfort and warmth. Right now, I have a case of congestion and the sniffles, and nothing beats the blues and kills hunger…

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