ma po tofu
My Szechuan Restaurant Is So Spicy That a Customer Called The Cops on Me
Everyone handles spice differently. I invented a heat index scale for my restaurant, Han Dynasty, so that people don't send dishes back to the kitchen, one of the biggest cultural insults in China.
best of 2015
The Weirdest Food Crimes of 2015
A multimillion-dollar "magic cheese" scam, father-son chicken-wing-embezzling, and ma po tofu so spicy a lady called the cops all made the list in 2015.
Huang's World: Chengdu, Part 1
In the season finale of Huang's World, Eddie—The Human Panda— discovers that pandas watch panda porn, hangs with hip hop pioneer DJ SuperBestFriend, and eats pig brain ma po tofu.