Xi’an Famous Foods

The Cuisine of Western China, from New York's Favorite Noodle Shop


A collection of 100 recipes and stories from Xi’an Famous Foods, the iconic New York restaurant and mostwell-known purveyor of Western Chinese cuisine in America.


ISBN: 9781419747526 Category:

Jason Wang


Since its humble opening in 2005, Xi’an Famous Foods has expanded from one stall in Flushing to fourteen locations in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens. Cofounder and CEO Jason Wang divulges the untold story of how this empire came to be alongside the neverbeforepublished recipes that helped create this New York City icon. From heavenly ribbons of liang pi doused in a bright vinegar sauce to flatbread filled with caramelized pork to cumin lamb over handpulled Biang Biang noodles, this cookbook helps home cooks make the dishes that fans of Xi’an Famous Foods line up for while also exploring the vibrant cuisine and culture of Xi’an. Transporting readers to the streets of Xi’an and the kitchens of New York’s Chinatown, Xi’an Famous Foods is the cookbook that fans of Xi’an Famous Foods have been waiting for.

Additional information

Weight 1255 g
Dimensions 21.1 x 26 cm
Publisher name ABRAMS
Publication date 13 October 2020
Number of pages 304
Format Hardback
Contributors Text by Jessica Chou
Dimensions 21.1 x 26 cm
Weight 1255 g


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Jason Wang is the CEO and owner of Xi’an Famous Foods, which has 14 locations. Wang was named an Eater Young Gun, a Zagat 30 Under 30, a Forbes 30 Under 30, and a Crain’s 40 Under 40.