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The Addictive Chili Oil You Won't Be Able to Live Without

Welcome to Chow with Me, where Chowhound's executive editor Hana Asbrink shares all of the irresistible things she's cooking, eating, reading, buying, and more. Today: Fly By Jing's Sichuan Chili Crisp...

San Francisco Chinatown Eats directory

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Chinese restaurants have been hit particularly hard by Coronavirus fall out starting with the early reports of the disease in January and many closing down with March's shelter-in-place orders. Vol...

Royal Feast | Sichuan and Tanjia Cai in Millbrae

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 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. ...

Royal Feast is open in Millbrae!

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Two months ago I tried to make Royal Feast my final restaurant meal before the Coronavirus shutdown. But I was a day too late, and posted my fervent prayer that the partners would be able to re-ope...

Shui Zhu Yu (Sichuan Boiled Fish) Recipe?

by Breadcrumbs 8 years ago

Does someone have a recipe for this dish that they've tried and found to be authentic and tasty? A Google search did yield some results but I'd prefer a recipe recommended by someone here who ca...

Sichuan Gourmet, Framingham, I will not be back

by SLL1065 4 years ago

I know people rave about this place, but I am not one of them. In fact, I will never go back again. I've eaten from there twice already (I got take out) and both times elements of the meal were s...

Tao's Fusion in Selden

by Gastronomos 7 months ago

This underrated Sichuan dish made an appearance at my table when I visited Tao's fusion in Selden. No matter how you call this dish: Suan Tang Fei Niu 酸汤肥牛 / Beef with House Made Pickle in ...

The Best Sichuan I've Ever Found in NYC

Jim Leff
by Jim Leff 3 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...

Boston Proximity Deathmatch?

by youngho 6 months ago

Hi everyone, I read the Boston Globe article on cluster theory and Sichuan Cuisine vs Home Taste (https://www.boston.com/food/restaurants/2020/01/07/sichuan-restaurants-watertown), and I thought it...

Huangcheng Noodle House | Oakland Chinatown

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

After hearing good things about Huangcheng Noodle House for a year, I finally had a chance to try it in August, grabbing a quick bite with my brother and sister. None of us enjoyed the food. Grante...

Excellent Chinese spot in Flushing or NYC Chinatown

by kimijye2 7 months ago

For Monday-before-Christmas lunch next week, we are looking for a lunch spot in Flushing or NYC Chinatown that serves excellent Chinese food. If it is an upscale venue, even better – but it doesn't...

Authentic Szechuan in the Desert

by laquintalou 7 months ago

We have long lamented the lack of classic Chinese cuisine in the Coachella Valley. Chinese/American places abound, the kind that specialize in bland take-out, sullen table service, and mindless fo...

Irrepressible Szechuan Seattle-area restaurateurs

by not the bad Steve 7 months ago

I ate a lot at Szechuan Bistro on 85th near Greenwood in Seattle before it was destroyed by fire in 2009. I've heard from several people that the couple who started that restaurant followed a pa...

Sanyo in Lexington

by justbeingpolite 7 months ago

Haven't seen any posts about Sanyo in Lexington, which replaced Yangtse River. It's pretty good for a fusion restaurant. The Japanese and sushi is decent, and the Chinese is good, too. Of note, ...

Lantern Festival Dinner at Royal Feast in Millbrae

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

Another late post to fill in the banquet menu picture . . . two weeks after this initial Chinese New Year dinner at Royal Feast, https://www.chowhound.com/post/goodbye-monkey-rooster-chinese-year-b...

Armistice Day Dinner at Royal Feast in Millbrae

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

Last month a family member asked me to help her order from Chef Liu. I told her the best way was to just give him a budget, a couple days notice, and let him cook for us. Despite my 16+ year hi...

Countdown to the Year of the Boar at Royal Feast in Millbrae

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

On Super Bowl Sunday, 11 friends gathered for an epic luncheon at Royal Feast in Millbrae prepared by Master Chef Zhongyi Liu. His celebration menu opened with eight cold appetizers, then eight dis...

Birthday Celebration at Royal Feast in Millbrae

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

Whenever asked what to order in advance for a special occasion at Royal Feast in Millbrae, my standard answer is always going to be to put yourselves in Master Chef Zhongyi Liu's hands and let him ...

Cincinnati: Szechwan Wok is closing

by johnbycz 12 years ago

The Szechuan Wok in Silverton is my favorite Chinese restaurant in Cincinnati, and we learned when we ate there on Friday that it's closing for good around Nov. 13. The owner and the chef are both ...

Dinner with Fuchsia Dunlop @ China Live, SF, Nov 1

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

"On Friday, November 1st, we are thrilled to welcome critically acclaimed cookbook author and Chinese cuisine connoisseur, Fuchsia Dunlop, to China Live (www.ChinaLiveSF.com) for a delicious explor...

Szechuan's Dumpling Is Amazing, Lucky Arlington

by Swankalicious 7 years ago

Mr. Swank and I were passing through Arlington Heights this evening and saw a large "OPEN" sign at SD. Turns out the grand opening was tonight! We decided on takeout. The dining room was fairly bus...