The Xi’an Famous Foods expansion continues!
According to the Greenpoint Gazette, the wildly popular street food-style eatery is getting a second Brooklyn location (the first is located in East Williamsburg), making it the eighth location in the ever-expanding Xian Famous Foods family of restaurants.
For the the less food-obsessed among us, here’s a bit of history: The Chinese food-inspired restaurant chain originated in Flushing, Queens in 2005 and after getting a shoutout on Anthony Bourdain’s No Reservations, Xi’an Famous Foods became an overnight success and has since developed a cult following. The restaurant is known for its ridiculously cheap and delicious food, including cold, hand-pulled noodles, lamb and pork burgers and a sizable selection of noodle-filled and noodle-less soups.
Greenpointers (and visitors to the neighborhood) will find the new Xi’an at 648 Manhattan Avenue–right across the street from Calexico no less, which has an equally cultish following–and will feature 900 square feet of indoor space and 600 square feet of outdoor space.
An opening date hasn’t been announced yet.
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