For those looking to stay cool when summer’s heat reaches its peak in the coming weeks, give the air conditioner a break and order a bowl of cold noodles instead. From Korean naengmyeon to Vietnamese bun and Japanese udon and soba, Los Angeles’s restaurants are well-versed in the art of cold noodles. Here now are 15 perfectly slurpable renditions to fend off the hot days ahead.
Removed: Noodle St., Santouka Ramen, Meiji Seimen
Added: Lao Xi Noodle House, Ryla, Steep