Today is National Noodle Day, so the home of LA’s famous garlic noodles will be kicking off the entry period of their first Noodle-Off.
Do you have a noodle recipe you’re particularly proud of? Submit it via this form toÂ firstname.lastname@example.org or regular mail to:
Noodle-Off Recipe Competition
c/o RFPR, Inc.
5225 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 718
Los Angeles, CA 90036
…and four finalists (based on recipes) will get to compete head-to-head at the finals on Monday, November 22, 2010 at Tiato Garden Market CafeÂ in Santa Monica. A fifth finalist will be selectedÂ at the Orange County Noodle-Off Semi Finals held at AnQi Gourmet Bistro on Tuesday, November 9, 2010 so you Orange County entrants are in the running, too.
What, exactly, will you be judged on? Four categories, to be exact:
Cooking practicality (ease of preparation and execution)
And the judges that will be present are: Garlic Noodles Chef Helene An, House of An CEO Elizabeth An, Lesley Bargar Suter of Los Angeles Magazine, Carole Dixon of NBCâ€™s Feast LA, Senior Editor Mar Yvette of CitySearch Los Angeles, Krista Simmons of Los Angeles Times â€œBrand Xâ€ and Jeff Miller of Thrillist Los Angeles.
Not a cook? Keep reading: The House of An – home of Crustacean Beverly Hills, Tiato Garden Market CafÃ©, and AnQi Gourmet Bistro – is celebrating their 30th anniversary today. To commemorate, they will be offering garlic noodles at these locations for $0.89 for today only. And how fitting, since it’s the same price a bowl of their famous noodles cost back in 1980.
So go submit your recipes andÂ get your $0.89 noodles. There’s no better day to celebrate noodles than today.
Wednesday, October 6, 2010
$0.89 garlic noodles, all House of An locations
Noodle-Off Finals: Monday, November 22, 2010
2700 Colorado Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Crustacean Beverly Hills
9646 Santa Monica Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90210-4402
AnQi Gourmet Bistro
3333 S. Bristol Street
Costa Mesa, CA 92626