Thursday, June 25, 2015
Old Chengdu Sichuan Cuisine Restaurant, Singapore
I've definitely stepped foot in this place before, perhaps to order something to-go many years ago. But I don't think I've ever eaten here until today (80 Pagoda Street, 6222-6858). We grabbed a number of the usual Sichuan favorites, including an interesting chilled variant of mala xiao longxia. Most of it went down the hatch easily, although there were a few oddities, including the presence of local chili padi in a few dishes, as well as the skewers above, which weren't exactly the chuanr that I was expecting. Instead, these were made with tenderized meat that were seemingly fried rather than grilled, and lacking that lovely sprinkling of cumin that usually covers these things. Oh well.
Digested at 1:46 PM
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