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Combination Platter
"...and jesting that punctuate the daily grind of the Szechuan Inn. Anyone who has ever waited tables will immediately..."

March 11, 1994 Movie Review by Hollis Chacona

Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
This Chinese film presents an uncharacteristically romantic look at the Cultural Revolution.
"...retains its breezy, amiable mien, complemented here by pretty Szechuan peasant scenery from Jean-Marie Dreujou (The Girl on the..."

Dec. 9, 2005 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

The Good Woman of Bangkok
"...is modeled after Bertolt Brecht's The Good Woman of Szechuan which uses the central figure of a prostitute to..."

Sept. 4, 1992 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Recipe for Success
Austin's Favorite Chinese Food
"...herbed pork inside shone. The Fish Filet in Spicy Szechuan Sauce ($7.95), on the other hand, was a disappointment...."

Jan. 24, 1997 Food Feature by Patrick Earvolino

Hendrick's, Hendrick's, Pickles and Gin
Ah, this is the way our obsessions begin
"...these internetted times? Vis-a-vis the likes of, ah, McDonalds Szechuan sauce, and so on? Yeah, like that.)..."

Nov. 10, 2021 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Review: Bao'd Up
Mueller's new steamed bun shop is hit and miss
"...when served whole with coleslaw, green onion, sesame, and Szechuan spicy mayo in the gua bao, it was juicy..."

Nov. 10, 2017 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

Ho Ho Chinese BBQ
Great barbecue and fresh seafood cooked in a light style will have us going back to explore more facets of Ho Ho's mega menu
"...loaded with shrimp but less thickened than most versions. Szechuan bass fillet ($10.95) we loved: thinly battered and in..."

Jan. 29, 2010 Food Review by Mick Vann

Nuts to You
The Food writers reveal their favorite pecan recipes
"...1/2 teaspoon Szechuan peppercorns, lightly toasted and finely ground..."

Nov. 25, 2005 Food Feature

NG House
NG House is a blessing to Chinese food aficionados in Austin, especially South Austin
"...but not made with fermented hot bean paste, the Szechuan seasoning that makes the dish authentic...."

Oct. 21, 2005 Food Review by Mick Vann

From Stage to Page to Screen: Inside the Script of West Side Story
Tony Kushner explains the process of adapting a classic
"...classic plays (including two Brechts, The Good Person of Szechuan and Mother Courage and her Children), lesser-known texts (such..."

Jan. 31, 2022 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Gift Guide: Homegrown Food and Beverage Favorites!
Skip the old-school impersonal and go boldly local this season
"...bottling techniques for both their house-brewed barrel-aged green chili Szechuan hot sauce and their special house soy sauce made..."

Dec. 4, 2020 Food Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Bao'd Up Co-Founders Talk Mulan and the Special Appeal of Bao
Celebrate the live-action release with a family movie meal
"...two Thai Teas with tapioca pearls, two orders of Szechuan fries, two orders of fried chicken, and a salad..."

Sept. 3, 2020 Food Post by Jessi Cape

So Many Food Events This Weekend
It’s 4/20, Easter, Earth Day, and primetime for crawfish and Passover
"...20. There are good luck dishes like waterfall beef, Szechuan basil chicken stir-fry, and cured chicken and duck fat..."

April 19, 2019 Food Post by Emily Beyda

Five Pan-Asian Restaurants Share Good Food News
Plus weekly soups at Vinaigrette and Christmas drinks at Miracle
"...5 - 6:30 pm, it’s mala fried chicken with Szechuan salt and chili oil, chili wontons with hot chicken,..."

Dec. 7, 2018 Food Post by Emily Beyda

Don Swaynos on New Short Film "Don't Ever Change"
Austin filmmaker serves up gore and giggles
"...Old Testament. Now they beat up fast-food workers over Szechuan Sauce, and their defense will be "Rick and Morty..."

Oct. 27, 2017 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Luv Doc: Attaboy!
Adequate is an adjective that has never inspired anyone in any way ever
"...My wife and I have been happily married for..."

Oct. 13, 2017 Column by The Luv Doc

Review: General Tso'Boy
Basic doesn't mean boring at new fast casual concept
"...But fried in a wrapper or sprinkled with camphorous Szechuan spices (and using higher quality ingredients), the dishes become..."

Aug. 26, 2016 Food Feature by Brandon Watson

First Look: General Tso'Boy
Rock Rose newcomer breaks fast-casual rules
"...fried in house beer batter. For sides, try the Szechuan crinkle-cut french fries, which come sprinkled with peppercorns that..."

June 24, 2016 Food Post by Molly Burke

Sway Celebrates Thai New Year With Special Dishes
Songkran dishes augment regular menu
"...Ma Po Tofu: pork loin, wine, peas, Szechuan peppercorns $12..."

April 16, 2014 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Hungry Austinites Turn Out for Bacon & Beer Fest
Can there ever be such a thing as too much bacon?
"...halves and a sliver of jalapeno pepper in house-cured Szechuan bacon, crisped it up, and doused it with a..."

Feb. 25, 2014 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Best Excuse to String Us Along
Gourmet Texas Pasta
"...it around a fork. They stock 25 varieties (artichoke, Szechuan orange, Cajun, Cabernet Sauvignon, etc.) of whole wheat, all-natural..."

Sept. 13, 2013 Best of Austin Feature

Rockin' Rolls
Judith Fertig's 'I Love Cinnamon Rolls!' delights
"...such as coffee, chocolate, orange, toffee, rose, and more. Szechuan Pepper Cinnamon Rolls with Fresh Ginger Glaze certainly caught..."

Sept. 12, 2012 Food Post by Monica Riese

A Place To Bury Strangers
"...Like a strawberry cupcake covered in Szechuan pepper, A Place To Bury Strangers finds the sweet..."

June 1, 2012 Music Review by Michael Toland

Mapo Doufu Beatdown
Yum, like it hot

Aug. 12, 2011 Food Feature by Mick Vann

Campus Restaurant Roundup, Summer 2008
"...Szechuan shredded pork ($6.99) was requested as spicy as they..."

June 6, 2008 Food Feature by Mick Vann

The Asian Enigma
Pinning down Peony
"...vegetable sauce, $16.95), Yin and Yang Shrimp (shrimp in Szechuan sauce, paired with chicken in a cream sauce, $14.95),..."

Nov. 7, 2003 Food Feature by Rachel Feit

Rediscovered Roots
Wild Ginger, the reincarnation of Formosa, takes another chance at Chinese
"...conjure up a masterful bowl of Ma Po Dofu (Szechuan hot and spicy bean curd with pork). It's a..."

July 26, 2002 Food Feature by Mick Vann

The Other Restaurant Row
South shore eateries, markets help make a neighborhood
"...attract at China Express. Picture a large platter of Szechuan hot spiced shrimp for $5.95 or a combo platter..."

Dec. 14, 2001 Food Feature by Mick Vann

Best Place For A First Date
Castle Hill Cafe
"...the new love of your life across your Spicy Szechuan Hacked Chicken Salad. Go ahead, plant your first kiss...."

Sept. 15, 2000 Best of Austin Feature

Take Out the Heat
Sure, complaining about the heat only makes it worse. A long string of 100 degree days presents an unsolvable problem but it just so happens that there's one summer problem we can solve. What to do about dinner on a day when the ambient blast furnace is stuck in the triple digits and operating any appliance hotter than a microwave is a sure sign of madness? Where to go, what to buy, how to put a tasty meal on the table without working up a sweat?
"...selections were pork tenderloin with vegetable fried rice and Szechuan green beans, parmesan chicken breasts with cole slaw and..."

July 28, 2000 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

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