“Bini Pradhan grew up in Kathmandu, Nepal, surrounded by the Himalayan mountains. Her mother worked as a cook for the Nepalese royal family, and her delicious food was always in the spotlight. Bini followed her mother’s passion, went to cooking school in Bombay, and got a Bachelor’s Degree in hotel management catering. She then worked for several large hotel chains, gaining valuable experience in the Nepali food industry.”
Hang Truong, the Noodle Girl herself, has a deep connection with the noodles and soups of her native country. Growing up in the South of Vietnam, Hang began working in her mother’s noodle shop when she was just ten years old. Each morning was focused on serving noodles and Hang painstakingly learned the art of creating appetizing noodle dishes. At twenty years old, she left her mothers restaurant to go to school and moved to the United States.Her nostalgic memories of her mother's cooking, her passion for creating dishes from fresh ingredients and her deep roots to Vietnam inspired her to start Noodle Girl in the Bay Area in 2016.