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The Best Sichuan I've Ever Found in NYC

Jim Leff
by Jim Leff 2 years ago

Legend of Taste 2002 Utopia Pkwy, Whitestone, Queens 718-423-4888 http://legendoftasteny.com Good photos on Yelp: https://www.yelp.com/biz/legend-of-taste-whitestone Not even close. This i...

Joe's Noodle House (and Sichuan Jin RIver): Downhill concerns?

by Marty L. 4 years ago

Just had Joe's for the first time in a *long* time and, sad to say, it was nowhere near what it was back in the day. Everything was fresh enough, but it was bland -- dumbed down, perhaps. Not the...

Panda Gourmet on New York Ave?

by hamster 5 years ago

So, just saw this very positive review in the WP. I've never heard of this place, but it sounds like it's worth a visit: http://www.washingtonpost.com/goingoutguide/the-20-diner-panda-gourmet-dazz...

General Tso Kitchen | Inner Richmond - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Last month I had lunch at General Tso Kitchen a couple times. The current owner, Ms. Cao, is from Chongqing and assumed this venue a little over a year ago. Her first chef had worked with her in Ch...

Chowdown report: Royal Feast (Millbrae)

by hyperbowler 2 years ago

Twenty-one hounds met up today at Royal Feast to try the cooking of Chef Liu, who delighted many during his years at China Village and recently returned to the Bay Area. Thanks to Melanie for organ...

Royal Feast | Sichuan and Tanjia Cai in Millbrae

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

The latest and, for me, most thrilling installment of “Find the Sichuan Chef” . . . Chef Zhongyi Liu has returned to the Bay Area! He soft-opened Royal Feast in Millbrae at the end of November. ...

Biang Biang Noodles @ Wild Ginger in Alameda

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Yesterday I had a solo lunch at Wild Ginger in Alameda. It specializes in the street food of Western China, namely Xi'an and Sichuan. The menu is fairly simple offering malatang, rou jiu mo, noodle...

Chengdu Style Restaurant (Berkeley)

Civil Bear
by Civil Bear 2 years ago

Chengdu Style Restaurant has been mentioned in Chowhound, but I think it's worthy of its own thread, if for nothing else the Toothpick Lamb. Cumin Lamb is one of my favorite dishes in the Bay Area,...

Z & Y Bistro | Chinatown - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

Z & Y Bistro opened last month across the street from its sister, Z & Y Restaurant. A contemporary wine bar interior and a menu with yakitori, ramen, hot pot and some of the favorite Sichuan classi...

Fermented tofu — white blemishes appearing

by Ali23 5 months ago

Hi all, I have two jars of fermented tofu — one open, one closed — both of them have started to develop white blemishes in the liquid and on the tofu cubes. If this was just in the open one, I wou...

Extravagant 14-course lunch at 2018 Michelin Bib Gourmand recipient Royal Feast in Millbrae, CA

by vincentlo 11 months ago

For only $40/person inclusive of tax & gratuity, Melanie was able to prearrange a phenomenal 14-course lunch showcasing the talent of Chef Liu and his team at his Royal Feast restaurant next to the...

Sichuan Menu @ Hop Woo BBQ & Seafood | West LA

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

On Tuesday I stopped for a lunch break in West LA on my drive south. Thanks to the intell from ex-chowhounds over on FTC, I decided to try the newly introduced Sichuan menu at long time Cantonese e...

DUNLOP March Cookbooks of Month: Noodles, Dumplings and Rice

by oakjoan 11 years ago

There are chapters in each book on Noodles and Dumplings and Rice. Land of Plenty adds "Other Street Treats" and those recipes should be part of this thread.

Sesame-chile product similar to Magic Chili snack

by luckyfatima 12 months ago

I want to replicate a chicken dish that I had at a Sichuanese restaurant (Hong Kong Palace in Falls Church, VA). It is similar to three pepper chicken but it has chiles stuffed with sesame mixed in...

"The Good Food of Szechwan" by Delfs, any fans out there?

by qianning 7 years ago

Finally got my hands on a copy of this book. It looks pretty solid. Planning to make a few dishes from it tonight, and others in the coming weeks before it goes back to the library. Meanwh...

Szechuan Restaurants in South-East Michigan

by ooroger 1 year ago

Can you recommend the a szechuan restaurant in the area between Ann Arbor and Detroit? I was recently in Philly and had two excellent szechuan meals (Ox Tripe in Hot and Spicy sauce at E Mei, and a...

Taste Restaurant | Palo Alto

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Intrigued by this mention of a new Chinese restaurant in downtown Palo Alto https://www.paloaltoonline.com/blogs/p/2017/12/19/szechuan-restaurant-replaces-les-bizous-in-palo-alto , my brother and i...

Grand Szechuan Near Bloomington Mn Cub Foods

by MarkG 9 years ago

decent food at a decent price. but HOT. even the dishes designated as low grade hot are really hot and spicy. be prepared to eat a lot of white rice as a counter to the heat. my wife picked 12 chil...

Szechuan Legend - Stand out amongst 5 similar competitors in same plaza!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 2 years ago

Northern Dumpling Kitchen inside of Times Square has always been my Northern Chinese Cuisine go-to place in Richmond Hill. Yesterday, for a change of scenery, I decided to follow my son's foot step...

Asian Origin in Tysons

by Foodgeek 1 year ago

Chef Liu of Hing Kong Palace and Uncle Liu's Hot Pot recently opened Asian Origin, a Sichuan restaurant which is a new favorite of ours. Haven't had any clunkers on the Sichuan menu yet, but some f...