Chengdu, China

Andrew visits Chengdu China, the epicenter of tongue-numbing, spicy Sichuan cuisine. Andrew finds out just how much heat he can stand by eating pig brains dunked in boiling chili oil, mind-blowing spicy ...

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Andrew and his friend Tiger Chen head to a booming area of the city known as Ancient Town. One of the biggest draws is the traditional food.

No. 53 Luo Dai Long Quan Yi District, Chengdu, Sichuan, China

 
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Nei Jiang Rabbit Head

Tiger takes Andrew on a street food crawl through Ancient Town. They play some street games and eat some snacks.

No. 131 Luo Dai, Long Quan Yi District, Chengdu, Sichuan, China

 
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Mother Liao's Pig Feet Soup

Andrew and Tiger grab some pig foot soup, a common ritual after a night out.

No. 257-259 Shanxi Street, Chengdu, Sichuan, China

 
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Tiger Chen's Family Home

Tiger lets Andrew sample his mother's traditional home cooking. She makes everything from scratch, including her own sausage, and serves her own version of nine bowls.

Wuhou District, Chengdu, Sichuan, China

 
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Ye Feng He Dou Ban Co., LTD

Andrew and his guide Rose Nickel visit Pixian to learn how douban, or fermented chili bean paste, is made. It's a 300-year-old tradition.

No. 41 Nan Street, Pixian, Sichuan, China

 
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Street Vendors in Pixian

Rose takes Andrew around Pixian to show him some of the other taste treats that can be found, including one that he spits out!

Pixian, China

 
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Wai Coa Jia Xiang

Andrew, Rose, and Melissa make their way to a community wet market where they get a glimpse at old China.

No.1 Street Wai Cao Jia Xiang, Chengdu, Sichuan, China

 
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The Alleys

Andrew tags along with Rose and Melissa The Alleys, an entertainment and eating district in Chengdu.

Qing Yang District, Chengdu, Sichuan, China

 

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