Ashley / Chengdu / Chengdu restaurants / Food

Sichuan Dishes – Jia Chang Dou Fu (Homestyle Tofu)

It stopped raining here. I didn’t stop reading. I’ve spent the majority of my third day of summer engrossed in Mexican historical fiction/magic surrealism/one of the many things I inherited when many of my friends left Chengdu/aka perfect book to start the summer, Luis Alberto Urrea’s Humingbird’s Daughter. It’s good, read it. Yesterday I made … Continue reading

Ashley / Chengdu / Chengdu restaurants

Fancy Pants Sichuan – Zi Fi Restaurant

In case you were worried that us going back to work after new year’s equates to us reverting back to hermit-style-only-cook-food-at-home mode, we’re not. Last night we were delighted to spend the evening dining on a category of food here that I like to call “Fancy Pants Sichuan” (for a complete outline of Sichuan styles … Continue reading