I'm Officially Obsessed: Xi'an Famous Foods

Photograph: Michael Kirby Smith

Too often, I'm remiss in posting the stories I pen every week. But I can't overlook this week's treat, published in the latest issue of Time Out. Xi'an Famous Foods crafts killer, wildly flavorful noodles and lamb dishes (think: cumin, chili oil, cilantro, vinegar) sold for a song. To boot, most dishes hover around $5. Hard to go wrong with that, my fellow cheapskates. If yer interested, read it up!