More Than Málà: A Deeper Introduction to Sichuan Cuisine
There's more to Sichuan cooking than scorched taste buds and peppercorn-numbed lips. Here's the real deal on one of China's most exciting cuisines.
The hot pot itself is a saucepan that sits on a portable burner, surrounded by an array of small plates piled high with #fresh ingredients. Guests select pieces of food and drop them into the soup to cook, and then dip them into a delicious mixture of seasoned sesame oil and chopped garlic.
Mala Tang | Sichuan Hot Pot and Chinese Small Plates - Arlington, VA
All #hotpot entrees are served with your choice of traditional or vegetarian broth either Mala Spicy or Mild, a plate of assorted fresh vegetables, and a house-made vegetable soy sauce. Dishes are also accompanied by white rice.