GREENPOINT — Greenpoint's about to spice things up with free food.
Popular Chinese hand-pulled noodle shop Xi'an Famous Foods will debut its Greenpoint location at 648 Manhattan Ave. on Saturday with a free noodle or burger dish for people who follow the restaurant on social media.
The shop, which grew in popularity after mentions from celebrity foodies like Anthony Bourdain, is known for its spicy dishes cooked with cumin, peppercorns and chilis.
Popular dishes include hand-pulled noodles with spicy cumin lamb and a burger, also with spicy cumin lamb. Most dishes cost less than $10.
CEO Jason Wang has said that the new Greenpoint location, the restaurant's second in Brooklyn, will be the first one with backyard seating.
Eaters interested in trying the popular noodle spot for free can visit the shop between 11:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Saturday and show that they are following Xi'an Famous Foods on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Weibo on their phones.