I recently had the chance to interview Robyn Eckhardt, the blogger behind the mouthwatering Eating Asia and an authority on Sichuan food! Robyn Eckhardt moved to Chengdu in 1984, and once she started sampling the local cuisine, she was a goner. A culinary love affair that has stood the test of time, Eckhardt has repeatedly returned
Shanghai, on the other hand, is usually best done with a bit of prior planning. A little local knowledge can go a long way, and looking up things you are interested in ahead of time is always a good idea. Of course, we’d recommend a running tour of the city if you like to see things on the go, while keeping active in your training.
This is just a short glimpse into the beauty of fresh, hand-pulled noodles. Experiencing it in person means basking in the aroma of the cilantro beef broth, hearing your table mates slurp up the noodles in appreciation, and of course reveling in the deliciousness of it all.