"Prairie Noodle Shop’s cozy home is down a short flight of concrete steps facing the ever-busy, ever-tony 124th Street. The interminable queues and apologetic “sold out” signs of the Shop’s nascent days have dissipated now and a comfortable crowd, spanning smartly dressed twentysomethings to families with babies, jockeys for seats. Silhouettes of prairie fauna – coyotes, hares, bison, pronghorn antelope – are etched out of plywood, frozen mid-gallop across the entire length of the dining room. The kitchen crew, clad in black T-shirts and rugged aprons, are all business and wry smiles. Co-owner Arden Tse is working the room tonight, and greets diners with easy conviviality..."
for The Globe and Mail