Located along Wright Street in Adelaide, Tasty Biang primarily serves Chinese noodle dishes, many of which feature handmade noodles. The name of the restaurant is taken from a type of noodles known as Biangbiang noodles, so called from the sound of the stretched noodles hitting the work surface.
The stir-fried pork and stewed pork in the Three Combination Biang Biang Noodles were tender with a good amount of savoury flavour. The Biang Biang noodles that form a key part of the dish still retained a bit of bite and the plain taste acted as a foil to the other ingredients. It had quite a spicy taste from the sauce dressing the noodles, which was balanced out by the slightly sweet taste of the tomato egg.
Three Combination Biang Biang Noodles (Photographed by Jonathan Phoon)
For those that prefer beef, there is a version of the dish that features stewed beef instead of pork. The pieces of beef were of a generous size and tender enough to be easily be cut with a spoon. Both of the Biang Biang Noodle dishes we tried included pieces of bok choy for some extra texture.
Beef Biang Biang Noodles (Photographed by Jonathan Phoon)
A dish of a similar style to Dan Dan Noodles, we liked that the Beef Noodles in Fresh Chilli and Paper Noodles had a generous amount of beef mince, with the handmade noodles cooked al dente. The sauce that formed a key part of the dish got its distinctive flavour from sesame paste but the chillies gave it a potent spicy punch. To best enjoy the dish, mix everything thoroughly to spread the flavour of the sauce through the noodles.
Beef Noodles in Fresh Chilli and Paper Noodles (Photographed by Jonathan Phoon)
Aside from Chinese noodle dishes, Tasty Biang also offers a few Chinese snack dishes. The stewed pork in the Stewed Pork Burger with Marinated Egg was succulent with a delectable umami flavour. The marinated egg was of a size to make eating it a satisfying experience. The burger part of the dish refers to the Chinese flatbread which was crisp and fluffy without being too oily.
Stewed Pork Burger with Marinated Egg (Photographed by Jonathan Phoon)
If you desire a place that offers a wide variety of Chinese noodle dishes while in Chinatown, consider giving Tasty Biang a visit.
(Photographed by Jonathan Phoon)