Possibly the most authentic Lanzhou la mian shop in the city, given that it's supported and within shouting distance of the Gansu provincial government's Shanghai office. Inside, it's large and busy, and most of the staff are Hui Muslims from Gansu. Notably, the noodles come in various thicknesses (displayed in the glass counter at the cashier), just like they do in Lanzhou.
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