Noodle Sensation Opens a Permanent Spot in Culver City
Citizen Public Market
February 9, 2023
The day has finally arrived, with Bang Bang Noodles taking over an art-inspired stall at Culver City's Citizen Public Market as of last week. Fans of the somewhat mercurial operation should find it helpful to have Bang Bang Noodles now serving consistently six days a week from lunch to dinner.
Since 2020, Lee has grown the menu from tingling cumin dry noodles and noodle soup as the core menu items to Sichuan garlic noodles and Xi'an dry tomato noodles with bok choy and stewed tomatoes. Choices of protein are usually beef, lamb, seitan, or mushrooms. In addition, here at Culver City, Lee has added his mom's recipe for boiled juicy pork wontons, with plans to expand to other dishes like Taiwanese beef rolls, and even wagyu beef as a protein option.
Known for hand-pulled noodles encased with chile oil and chopped cilantro, Lee's noodles developed a significant following over the years. Initially, Lee eventually turned the stand into a takeout operation during the pandemic with numerous temporary outlets. But it's always been Lee's plan to open a permanent location.
Bang Bang Noodles is located at 9355 Culver Boulevard, Suite J, Culver City, CA 90232, and is open Tuesday to Sunday, 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.