Chengdu

Chinese food

Chengdu Is Obsessed with Sucking Brains Out of Rabbit Skulls

The owner of a popular eatery specializing in spicy rabbit heads admits that eating bunny brains might not be for everyone, but the residents of Chengdu can't get enough.
Jamie Fullerton
4.24.17
Chinese food

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.
Han Chiang
4.24.17
Tibetan food

In China, There’s a Hipster Yak Coffee Joint Run by Tibetan Nomads

Outfitted with aged wood panels and dangling Edison-style bulbs, Charu looks like the kind of coffee shop I avoid in the States—but in Chengdu, it's trying to offer new opportunities for Tibetans.
Clarissa Wei
7.11.16
Chengdu

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.
Eddie Huang
5.31.14
china

Huang's World: Chengdu, Part 2

We head to China's Dead Sea Resort, where Eddie lightens up with a refreshing salt burial, swims in one of the world's most crowded swimming pools, and samples baby pig dick.
Eddie Huang
5.31.14
china

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.
Eddie Huang
5.31.14