Try Mixian Noodles at the Little Tong Noodle Shop Pop-Up

Chef Simone Tong will be serving rice noodles in Williamsburg in advance of opening her East Village restaurant next month.

Simone Tong, a former cook at the lauded and late wd~50, has struck out on her own. The forthcoming Little Tong Noodle Shop will be bringing a taste of the Yunnan province of China to the East Village—but first, she’s popping up on Wednesday, February 22 at Gotan in Williamsburg.

The 7 p.m. seating is already sold out, so make sure to nab $20 tickets for the 8:30 p.m. seating.

That $20 will get you a bowl of noodles and an appetizer of your choice, with additional items and drinks available à la carte. The rice noodles are called mixian (pronounced mee-shen), and the rest of the fare will include seasonal small plates, house-made pickles, condiments and sauces inspired by the regions of southwest China.

Get a taste of Tong’s cooking while she’s still firming up the menu, then keep an eye out for the permanent space, slated to open next month at 177 First Avenue.

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Alicia Kennedy is a Long Island–born, Brooklyn-based food writer and recipe developer.