Vegan Mapo Tofu Recipe
The classic Sichuan specialty, vegan.
China Thinks McDonald's Highly Coveted Szechuan Sauce Is 'Just OK'
The reviews are in for this cursed McDonald's condiment now that it's landed in China. Sorry, 'Rick and Morty' fans—they're not great.
This Restaurant Celebrates a Brutal Era in Chinese History
Sichuan is full of restaurants themed around the Cultural Revolution, when millions of Chinese were exiled, tortured, and killed by the Communist regime.
This Mapo Doufu Is Proof That It's Way Easier to Make Chinese Food Than You Think
This Sichuanese classic is hearty, umami, and fiery as hell—and cooking it takes less time than ordering Chinese takeout.
Meet the Woman Who Is Redefining Modern Sichuanese Cuisine
What's wrong with mapo ragu? At Jenny Gao's pop-up supper club Fly by Jing, Sichuan tradition blends with influences from all over China and the globe.
This Town Produces the Best Peppercorns in China
On average, half a kilogram of Sichuan peppercorns from Hanyuan sells for about $15—far more expensive than peppercorns from elsewhere in China.
Foraging for Fish Mint in Rural Sichuan Is Smelly Business
I traveled to the mountains of Sichuan to forage for fish mint, a culinary delicacy and prized ingredient in Chinese medicine whose name is derived from the fishy aroma the leaves emit.
Why Is It So Hard to Find Good Chinese Food in Shanghai?
Chinese food in Shanghai simply isn't all that good. I'm not talking about Shanghainese cuisine, with its fatty pork and sweet, thick sauces. I'm talking about food from the diverse regions all over China, which Shanghai just can't seem to get right.
Huang's World: Chengdu, Part 3
Eddie learns the subtleties of Sichuan cooking from master chef Yu, visits the sculpture factory of artist Deng Le, and climbs into a treehouse parlor to discover Taiwanese tea-pouring.
Copenhagen's Best Fast Food Restaurants When You Can't Eat at noma
The World's 50 Best Restaurants List was announced yesterday, and yes, Copenhagen is home to some of the top dining spots.
A Large Majority of Chinese Vow to Take On Pollution With Protest
As some demonstrators were hauled away by uniformed and plainclothes police, some shouted, "Police officers are Kunming residents too! Police officers drink Kunming water too!"